PADDON Albert John 45685

LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Albert John PADDON

Service No: 45685
Born: Tavistock England, 23 January 1909
Enlisted in the RAAF: 10 September 1941 (at Perth WA)
Unit: No. 10 Squadron, RAF Station Mount Batten
Died: Illness, Derbyshire, 20 April 1945, Aged 36 Years
Buried: Lamerton Cemetery, Devon UK
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John and Elsie Louise Paddon, of Lamerton.
Roll of Honour: Lamerton Parish, Devon
Remembered: Panel 100, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA
Remembered: Rathmines Memorial Bowling Club, Rathmines NSW

On 20 April 1945, Leading Aircraftman Paddon, a Fabric worker, died of an Acute Pulmonary Oedema while on leave.

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 Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/32/752
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

Bibliography:

Baff, K.C (Kevin), Maritime is Number Ten; the Sunderland era, K.C. Baff Netley SA, 1983