Leading Aircraftman Francis Ignatius McINERNEY

Service No: 122078
Born: St Peters SA, 10 April 1913
Enlisted in the RAAF: 13 January 1943
Unit: Air Support Unit, Labuan, Malaysia
Died: Ground Accident, Borneo, 1 July 1945, Aged 32 Years
Buried: Labuan War Cemetery, Malaysia
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Timothy Joseph and Mary Elizabeth McInerney; husband of Kathleen Margaret McInerney, of Broadview, South Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

On 1 July 1945, Leading Aircraftman McInerney, a Works Maintenance Mechanic, was servicing radio equipment contained in a jeep trailer when he was electrocuted. He was heard to cry out and then collapsed on the ground.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/26/292

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