Leading Aircraftman Edward O’CALLAGHAN

Service No: 76284
Born: Bundaberg QLD, 30 November 1913
Enlisted in the RAAF: 22 June 1942
Unit: No. 3 Aircraft Depot, RAAF Station Amberley QLD
Died: Ground Accident, Cabbage Tree Creek QLD, 1 July 1944, Aged 30 Years
Buried: Brisbane (Lutwyche) Cemetery QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of George Patrick and Maud Ettie O’Callaghan; husband of Alma O’Callaghan, of East Brisbane
Roll of Honour: Brisbane QLD
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At about 0015 hours on 1 July 1944, Leading Aircraftman O’Callaghan, an Electrician, was killed in a motor car accident when travelling as a passenger in an Army vehicle on the Sandgate/Brisbane road in the vicinity of Cabbage Tree Creek.


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, 108/7/89