LEST WE FORGET
Flight Lieutenant Cyril Hans NISSEN
Service No: 8211
Born: Childers QLD, 21 July 1911
Enlisted in the RAAF: 23 January 1940 (at RAAF Station Laverton VIC)
Unit: No. 77 Squadron
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 77 Squadron Mustang aircraft A68-787), Bofu, Japan, 4 September 1947, Aged 36 Years
Buried: Yokahama War Cemetery, Japan
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Hans Christian and Annie Nissen, of Goomeri, Queensland, Australia
Having died outside the specified period (3 September 1939 to 30 June 1947), Flight Lieutenant Nissen does not meet an eligibility criterion for inclusion on the Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour for World War II.
On 4 September 1947, Flight Lieutenant Nissen was killed in the crash of Mustang A68-787 near Bofu, Japan.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/29/329; A705, 32/18/584