Corporal Jack Edward PARSONS

Service No: 32370
Born: Sydney NSW, 12 August 1919
Enlisted in the RAAF: 15 July 1940
Unit: No. 457 Squadron
Died: Ground Accident, Livingstone NT, 19 December 1943, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Adelaide River War Cemetery NT
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Robert Edward and Louisa Mary Parsons, of Cronulla, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Cronulla NSW
Remembered: Panel 106, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At about 1900 hours on 19 December 1943, a two inch Trench Mortar bomb exploded in Tent No. 66 and Corporal Parsons, an Armourer, was killed and Corporal John Augustine Stewart (63827) (Discharged: 18 December 1945) and Leading Aircraftman Dalton James Garnham (70042) (Discharged: 7 December 1944) were injured.


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, 108/7/43

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