Corporal Allan McWADE

Service No: 75267
Born: Glasgow, Scotland, 22 August 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 21 April 1942 (at Brisbane QLD)
Unit: No. 2 Wireless Unit, Batchelor NT
Died: Illness, Coomalie Creek NT, 9 July 1944, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Adelaide River War Cemetery NT
CWGC Additional Information: Son of James Alexander and Mary Beattie McWade, of Dutton Park, Queensland
Roll of Honour: Brisbane QLD
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 9 July 1944, Corporal McWade, a Telegraphist, was admitted to No. 1 Medical Receiving Station, Coomalie Creek, seriously ill with a perforated gastric ulcer and he died on 16 July 1944.


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, 166/26/511

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