Leading Aircraftman Albert John O’BRIEN

Service No: 148363
Born: Williamstown VIC, 27 September 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 5 April 1944
Unit: No. 34 Squadron
Died: Injuries, Singapore, 1 October 1945, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John Thomas O’Brien and Myrtle Gladys O’Brien, of Williamstown, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Williamstown VIC
Remembered: Panel 103, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 1 October 1945, Leading Aircraftman O’Brien, an Instrument Repairer, was injured as a result of a collision between a RAF Truck and a motorcycle he was riding. He died later the same day in the British General Hospital, Singapore.


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 A705, 166/31/459

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