O’DONNELL John Donald 436817

LEST WE FORGET

Warrant Officer John Donald O’DONNELL

Service No: 436817
Born: Parkes NSW, 5 August 1917
Enlisted in the RAAF: 1 May 1943 (at Perth WA)
Discharged from the RAAF: 3 December 1945
Unit at Discharge: No. 21 Squadron
Died: Illness (Tuberculosis), NSW, 29 March 1946, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Rookwood Necropolis, Sydney NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John and Annie O’Donnell; husband of Gertrude Mary O’Donnell, of Marrickville
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 101, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 31 December 1945, Warrant Officer O’Donnell, an Air Gunner, was discharged from the RAAF on demobilisation. On 29 March 1946 he died of an illness.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9301, 436817