Corporal Arthur Laurence STOBBS

Service No: 62174
Born: Sydney NSW, 16 May 1908
Enlisted in the RAAF: 6 February 1942
Unit: No. 5 Aircraft Depot
Died: Ground Accident, Wagga Wagga NSW, 19 December 1945, Aged 37 Years
Buried: Wagga Wagga War Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Cuthbert and Bertha M. Stobbs; husband of Nancy Kathleen Stobbs, of Brighton-Le-Sands
Roll of Honour: Newcastle NSW
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: NESCA Employees in Armed Services 1939-1945 Roll of Honour, Wallsend NSW

On 19 December 1945, Corporal Stobbs, a Fitter Armourer, was accidentally killed while explaining the mechanism of a Browning machine gun.


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, 166/38/342
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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