Aircraftman Class I Oliver Hugh MORRISON

Service No: 37530
Born: Kensington NSW, 19 March 1914
Enlisted in the RAAF: 30 June 1941
Unit: No. 2 Service Flying Training School, Forrest Hill NSW
Died: Illness, Concord NSW, 18 October 1941, Aged 27 Years
Cremated: Rookwood Necropolis, Sydney NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of James McDonald Morrison and Emily Morrison; husband of Ivy Lillian Morrison, of Berala
Roll of Honour: Lidcombe NSW
Remembered: New South Wales Garden of Remembrance, Rookwood NSW
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 18 October 1941, Aircraftman Class I Morrison, a Fitter General, was operated on for goitre at No. 113 Australian General Hospital, Concord, and assessed as dangerously ill. He died at 1330 hours on 19 October 1941 as the result of a post-operative Thyroid complication.


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, 163/145/147
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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