LEST WE FORGET

Corporal Mostyn Malcolm McKenzie RICHARDS

Service No: 153648
Born: Tailem Bend SA, 22 July 1926
Enlisted in the RAAF: 29 August 1944
Unit: RAAF Station Port Moresby
Died: Ground Accident, Brisbane QLD, 13 April 1947, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Brisbane (Lutwyche) Cemetery, QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Oliver John Cameron Richards and Dorothy Madge Richards, of Port Adelaide, South Australia.
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

On 13 April 1947, Corporal Richards, a Medical Orderly, died of gunshot wounds at No 112 Australian General Hospital, Greenslopes.

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 A705, 166/35/714