Pilot Officer Clifford Eric RIX

Service No: 44544
Born: Brisbane QLD, 27 December 1908
Enlisted in the RAAF: 26 February 1942
Discharged from the RAAF:
Unit at Discharge: No. 109 Mobile Fighter Control Unit
Died: 14 March 1946, Aged 37 Years
Buried: Mt Thompson Crematorium, Brisbane QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Walter Earnest and Ann Elizabeth Rix; husband of Dulcie Emily Rix, of Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
Roll of Honour: Southport QLD
Remembered: AIF Memorial Wall, Mount Thompson QLD
Remembered: Panel 112, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 14 June 1944, Pilot Officer Rix, a Fitter Driver Motor Transport selected for officer training at the School of Administration, was admitted to No. 6 RAAF Hospital, Heidelberg, seriously ill with Haemoptysis. He was later transferred to No. 2 RAAF Hospital, and was removed from the seriously ill list on the 11 July. He was discharged from the RAAF on the 26 February 1945 and he died on 14 March 1946.


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, 166/35/294

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