LEST WE FORGET

Corporal Patrick John O’CONNELL

Service No: 128758
Born: Donald VIC, 27 February 1917
Enlisted in the RAAF: 12 April 1943
Discharged from the RAAF: 5 April 1946
Unit at Discharge: Station Headquarters, Tocumwal NSW
Died: Illness, Victoria, 30 April 1947, Aged 30 Years
Buried: Donald Public Cemetery VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John and Mary Kate O’Connell; husband of Lorna Lillian O’Connell, of Greensborough
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 30 April 1947, Corporal O’Connell, a demobilised Driver Motor Transport, died from an illness.

References:

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 A9301, 128758