Flight Lieutenant Aubrey Vernon MEMBREY

Service No: 70539
Born: Maryborough QLD, 28 March 1899
Enlisted in the RAAF: 28 September 1942 (at Sydney NSW)
Unit: No. 28 Operational Base Unit, Horn Island QLD
Died: Ground Accident, Higgins Field QLD, 3 October 1944, Aged 45 Years
Buried: Townsville War Cemetery, Queensland
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Henry Alfred and Mary Scott Membrey; husband of Millicent Grace Membrey, of North Strathfield, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Sydney NSW
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At Higgins Field on 3 October 1944, Flight Lieutenant Membrey (Administrative and Special Duties) was struck by a falling tree and died of his injuries.


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, 166/27/587