RAE George Campbell 427938

LEST WE FORGET

Aircraftman Class 1 George Campbell RAE

Service No: 427938
Born: Perth WA, 10 November 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 11 October 1942
Unit: No. 5 Embarkation Depot, Subiaco WA (at discharge)
Discharged: 30 March 1944
Died: Perth (Claremont) WA, 23 September 1948, Aged 25 Years
Buried: Karrakatta General Cemetery, WA
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

Having died outside the specified period (3 September 1939 to 30 June 1947), Aircraftman Rae does not meet an eligibility criterion for inclusion on the Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour for World War II.

On 30 March 1944, Aircraftman Rae was discharged on medical grounds as “being unfit for further service”. His subsequent death has been attributed to war service.

References:

Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (Perth) On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-line Record A9301, 427938