Flight Sergeant Victor James MORRIS

Service No: 404873
Born: Weymouth, England, 3 December 1916
Enlisted in the RAAF: 6 December 1940 (at Brisbane QLD)
Unit: No. 1659 Conversion Unit (RAF)
Died: Illness, Yorkshire, 8 June 1943, Aged 26 Years
Buried: Dishforth Cemetery, Yorkshire
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Victor Edward and Agnes Mary Morris, of New Farm, Queensland, Australia
Roll of Honour: Herberton QLD
Remembered: Panel 127, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 8 June 1943, Flight Sergeant Morris, an Observer, reported sick at 1700 hours having had a headache for 8 hours which was progressively getting more severe. He was admitted to hospital and died at 2330 hours. A post mortem revealed an Extradurac Haemorrhage caused by a fractured skull.


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, 166/28/95

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