SALTER William John 29296

LEST WE FORGET

Corporal William John SALTER

Service No: 29296
Born: Pinjarra WA, 2 May 1913
Enlisted in the RAAF: 20 November 1940
Unit: No. 7 Operational Training Unit, Tocumwal NSW
Died: Ground Accident, Berrigan NSW, 2 September 1944, Aged 31 Years
Buried: Tocumwal General Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Charles and Alice Salter, of Pinjarra, Western Australia; husband of May Salter, of Pinjarra.
Rolls of Honour: Pinjarra WA, Perth WA
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

At about 0230 hours on 2 September 1944, Corporal Slater, a Fitter II Airframe, was killed when he fell off a moving civilian motor vehicle near Berrigan.

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, 166/37/533

Bibliography:

Nelmes, M.V. (Michael) Tocumwal to Tarakan: Australians and the Consolidated B-24 Liberator, Banner Books Belconnen ACT 2616, 1994
Wilson, S. (Stewart) Boston, Mitchell and Liberator in Australian Service, Aerospace Publications Weston Creek ACT 2611, 1992