LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Francis Amiens SMITH

Service No: 71905
Born: Greenwich NSW, 10 August 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 27 October 1942
Unit: No. 2 Personnel Depot, Moore Park NSW
Died: Ground Incident, Sydney, 9 March 1946, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Sydney War Cemetery, Rookwood NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Frederick and Sarah Smith, of Greenwich
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 9 March 1946, Leading Aircraftman Smith, a Turner, died at St Leonard’s, when he was attacked during a street brawl in which he was not involved.

References:

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, 166/38/1304