Leading Aircraftman Kenneth Alexander SAMS

Service No: 138333
Born: East Maitland NSW
Enlisted in the RAAF: 19 November 1943
Unit: No. 10 Signals Unit, Port Moresby PNG
Died: Ground Accident, Port Moresby, 29 June 1944, Aged 25 Years
Buried: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery PNG
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Alexander Ernest and Kathleen Elizabeth Sams; husband of Ina Ethelda May Sams, of East Maitland, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: East Maitland NSW
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 29 June 1944, Leading Aircraftman Sams, a General hand, died from burns received by a sudden outburst of flames from a heating system.


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, 166/37/453

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