Leading Aircraftman David RANSFORD

Service No: 6641
Born: Stoke-on-Trent, England, 23 January 1907
Enlisted in the RAAF: 18 December 1939 (at RAAF Station Richmond NSW)
Unit: No. 3 Squadron
Died: Illness, Egypt, 20 February 1941, Aged 34 Years
Buried: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Charles and Alice Ransford, of Chesterton, Stoke-on-Trent, England
Roll of Honour: Cairns QLD
Remembered: Panel 98, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 20 February 1941, Leading Aircraftman Ransford, an Armourer, died in the 15th General Hospital, Cairo, following on an operation for pyelonephritis.


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, 53/1/900

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