Leading Aircraftman Alexander Fairweather McGOWAN

Service No: 59611
Born: Dumbarton, Scotland, 8 July 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 30 July 1942 (at Melbourne VIC)
Unit: No. 4 Radio Installation and Maintenance Unit
Died: Illness, Darwin NT, 4 April 1945, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Adelaide River War Cemetery NT
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Alexander Fairwether McGowan and Catharine McGowan, of Geelong, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Geelong VIC
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 4 April 1945, Leading Aircraftman McGowan, an Electrical Mechanic, died from encephalitis.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/26/868

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