LEST WE FORGET

Aircraftman Class 1 Arthur Prideaux SPRY

Service No: 53470
Born: Charlton VIC, 24 August 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 4 April 1942
Unit: No.1 Personnel Depot
Died: Illness, Victoria, 16 March 1943, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William Paterson Spry and Essie Inglewood Spry, of Culgoa
Roll of Honour: Culgoa VIC
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 16 March 1943, Aircraftman Class 1 Spry, an Electrician, died of an illness at No. 2 RAAF Hospital Ascot Vale.

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, 166/38/48