Corporal Leonard Charles PAPROTH

Service No: 128725
Born: Abbotsford VIC, 3 May 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 15 April 1943
Unit: No. 1 Recruit Depot
Died: Ground Accident, Shepparton VIC, 22 September 1943, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Shepparton War Cemetery, Victoria
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John Herman Paproth and Annie Elizabeth Paproth, of Altona
Roll of Honour: Altona VIC
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 22 September 1943, Corporal Paproth, a Drill Instructor, was accidentally killed by a rifle round while engaged on a night field craft exercise with a Recruit Squadron at Bivouac Camp, Shepparton.


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, 166/32/191

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