RICHMOND Robert Andrew 84526

LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Robert Andrew RICHMOND

Service No: 84526
Born: Jardee WA, 8 July 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 18 March 1944
Unit: No. 5 Personnel Depot, Subiaco WA
Died: Illness, Wooroloo WA, 10 January 1946, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Karrakatta War Cemetery WA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Athelstan George and Hettie Richmond, of Northcliffe.
Roll of Honour: Manjimup WA
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

Having his place of death recorded as Wooroloo, it is likely that Leading Aircraftman Richmond may have died from Tuberculosis (TB) or associated complications.

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
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (Perth) On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/35/241