Corporal Douglas Raymond NELSON

Service No: 20960
Born: Newcastle NSW, 16 June 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 30 January 1941
Unit: No. 7 Operational Training Unit
Died: Ground Accident, Yarrawonga VIC, 24 February 1945, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Tocumwal General Cemetery NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Reginald Zephiniah Nelson and Mary Ann Nelson, of Hamilton East
Roll of Honour: Newcastle NSW
Remembered: Panel 112, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 24 February 1945, Corporal Nelson, an Electrical Fitter, was killed in a motorcycle accident at Yarrawonga, Victoria.


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, 166/29/212

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