Leading Aircraftman Harold Raymond MOORHEAD

Service No: 59582
Born: Bendigo VIC, 19 October 1915
Enlisted in the RAAF: 30 July 1942
Unit: No. 6 Radio Installation and Maintenance Unit
Died: Drowned, Morotai, 28 October 1944, Aged 29 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John Henry and Alice Ann Moorhead, of Bendigo, Victoria, Australia; husband of Doris May Moorhead, of Bendigo
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Column 10, Ambon Memorial, Indonesia
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 28 October 1944, Leading Aircraftman Moorhead, a General hand, drowned while swimming in the sea at Morotai, Netherlands East Indies. There was a strong undertow at the time and he got into difficulties.


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, 166/28/430

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