Corporal Joseph Charlton SMITH

Service No: 63290
Born: Hazelgrove QLD, 17 July 1909
Enlisted in the RAAF: 25 March 1942 (at Sydney NSW)
Unit: No. 10 Repair and Servicing Unit
Died: Electrocuted, Nadzab PNG, 9 May 1945, Aged 35 Years
Buried: Lae War Cemetery PNG
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Harry and Amelia Smith; husband of Violet Jean Smith, of Rockdale, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Rockdale NSW
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Rockdale R.S.L. Sub-Branch Member Honour Roll, Rockdale NSW

On 9 May 1945, Corporal Smith, a Clerk Accounts, was electrocuted as a result of a fall in the camp area.


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, 166/38/1058
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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