Aircraftman Class 1 Laurence Theodore PETERSEN

Service No: 122996
Born: Alberton SA, 7 March 1925
Enlisted in the RAAF: 8 April 1943
Unit: No. 1 Recruit Depot, Shepparton VIC
Died: Illness, Mooroopna VIC, 23 May 1943, Aged 18 Years
Buried: Shepparton War Cemetery, VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Edward Reeves Theodore and Isabella Forgie Petersen, of Queenstown, South Australia
Roll of Honour: Port Adelaide SA
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

On 23 May 1943, Aircraftman Class I Petersen, a Trainee Telegraphist, died of an illness at Mooroopna Hospital.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
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, 166/32/94

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