Leading Aircraftman John Stephen O’ROURKE

Service No: 65656
Born: Deniliquin NSW, 12 February 1918
Enlisted in the RAAF: 4 June 1942
Unit: No. 8 Stores Depot, Macrossan QLD
Died: Ground Accident, Sydney NSW, 24 February 1946, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Sydney War Cemetery NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Michael and Anne O’Rourke; husband of Mary Kathleen O’Rourke, of Goulburn
Roll of Honour: Goulburn NSW
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Goulburn-Mulwaree Honour Roll 1939-1972, Goulburn NSW

On 24 February 1946, Leading Aircraftman O’Rourke, a Fitter Armourer, died from his injuries when he fell from a balcony.


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, 166/31/468
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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