LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Gordon Oscar NICHOLLS

Service No: 88208
Born: Burnie TAS, 19 September 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 30 October 1942
Unit: No. 5 Personnel Depot, Subiaco WA
Died: Accident, Como WA, 25 February 1946, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Karrakatta War Cemetery WA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Edgar John and Elma Beryl Nicholls; husband of Nancy Gertrude Nicholls, of Mandurah.
Roll of Honour: Wynyard TAS
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 25 February 1946, Leading Aircraftman Nicholls a Fitter Driver Motor Transport, was killed in a motor car accident at Como while in transit for discharge from the RAAF.

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
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (Perth) On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/29/316