Leading Aircraftman Arnold Eugene RUDDER

Service No: 24971
Born: Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 27 December 1905
Enlisted in the RAAF: 28 February 1941 (at Brisbane QLD)
Unit: No. 15 Aircraft Repair Depot, Port Moresby PNG
Died: Injuries from a Ground Accident, Port Moresby, 1 November 1943, Aged 37 Years
Buried: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery PNG
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Lindsay Ernest and Grace Dolphin Rudder; husband of Nellie Rudder, of Palm Beach, Queensland
Roll of Honour: Tallebudgera QLD
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 1 November 1943, Leading Aircraftman Rudder, a Fitter Armourer, died of his injuries when he was accidentally wounded by the discharge of a .30 machine gun in the Armament Repair Section.


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, 166/36/139

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