Aircraftman Class I John Leo MERCOVICH

Service No: 156532
Born: Loch VIC, 29 August 1925
Enlisted in the RAAF: 21 July 1944
Unit: Works Training Unit, Lara VIC
Died: Ground Accident, Lara, 2 November 1944, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Geelong Eastern Cemetery, Victoria
CWGC Additional Information: Son of George Frederick Aioysius and Eleanor Mercovich, of Malvern
Roll of Honour: Malvern VIC
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At Lara on 2 November 1944, Aircraftman Class I Mercovich, a General Hand, died of injuries during instruction on a grader when he was run over by the grader.


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, 166/27/619

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