LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Valentine Raymond MOTTERSHEAD

Service No: 129656
Born: Kew VIC, 10 August 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 18 May 1943
Unit: Headquarters RAAF Station Point Cook VIC
Died: Illness, Point Cook, 6 September 1945, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William Mark and Nancy Crawford Mottershead, of Thornbury; husband of Veronica Lorraine Mottershead, of Northcote
Roll of Honour: Northcote VIC
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 6 September 1945, Leading Aircraftman Mottershead, a Cooks Assistant, died of an illness at Station Sick Quarters, Point Cook.

References:

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, 166/28/707