Leading Aircraftman John McWATERS

Service No: 52084
Born: Hawick Scotland, 12 September 1896
Enlisted in the RAAF: 19 March 1942 (at Melbourne VIC)
Unit: No. 7 Squadron
Died: Illness, Albury NSW, 3 April 1943, Aged 46 Years
Buried: Albury War Cemetery NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John and Janet McWaters; Husband of Elizabeth McWaters of Fairfield, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Melbourne VIC
Remembered: Panel 99, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

Leading Aircraftman McWaters, a Mess Steward, while enroute from Sydney to Melbourne, was taken from the train at Albury and admitted to Albury District Hospital dangerously ill. He died on 3 April 1943.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/26/72

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