LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman George Burnaford MURRIN

Service No: 47153
Born: Moonta SA, 25 October 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 14 October 1941
Unit: No. 52 Operational Base Unit, Darwin NT
Died: Ground Accident, Darwin, 26 April 1944, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Adelaide River War Cemetery, NT
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Thomas Stanley and Ella Sinclair Murrin, of Moonta, South Australia.
Roll of Honour: Moonta SA
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

Leading Aircraftman Murrin was killed when a RAAF refuelling tanker overturned at the corner of Bagot and McMillan Rods, Nightcliff, on 26 April 1944. Leading Aircraftman Albert Frederick Pearce (10274) (Discharged: 14 February 1946) was injured.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9301, 47153