QUARTERMAINE Ford Robinson 46477

LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Ford Robinson QUARTERMAINE

Service No: 46477
Born: Katanning WA, 27 January 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 17 February 1942
Unit: No. 78 Fighter Wing, Tarakan
Died: Ground Accident, Borneo, 18 June 1945, Aged 25 Years
Buried: Labuan War Cemetery, Malaysia
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Andrew Raymond Frederick and Mary Louisa Quartermaine; husband of Elizabeth Valma Quartermaine, of Katanning, Western Australia.
Roll of Honour: Katanning WA
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

Leading Aircraftman Quartermaine was electrocuted when working on or using a generator at Tarakan on 18 June 1945.

References:

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 A9301, 46477