Leading Aircraftman John Edward ROUSSY

Service No: 66606
Born: Harrietville VIC, 2 January 1914
Enlisted in the RAAF: 25 June 1942
Unit: No. 5 Airfield Construction Squadron, Noemfoor Island, Dutch New Guinea
Died: Ground Accident, Noemfoor Island, 27 August 1944, Aged 30 Years
Buried: Lae War Cemetery PNG
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Louis Charles and Sarah Elizabeth Roussy, of Harrietville, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Harrietville VIC
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 27 August 1944, Leading Aircraftman Roussy, a Powder Monkey, died from injuries as a result of a blasting explosion at Komasoren Airstrip, Noemfoor Island, Dutch New Guinea.


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, 166/36/344

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