Leading Aircraftman Eric James SMITH

Service No: 136290
Born: Marrickville NSW, 24 July 1925
Enlisted in the RAAF: 6 August 1943
Unit: No. 12 Squadron, Darwin NT
Died: Injuries (from a Ground Accident on 29 September 1945), Darwin, 9 October 1945, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Adelaide River War Cemetery NT
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Charles William and Ethel Mary Smith, of Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Marrickville NSW
Remembered: Panel 100, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 29 September 1945, Leading Aircraftman Smith received third degree burns during a refueling accident at Darwin and died on 9 October 1945.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/38/1336

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