Leading Aircraftman Alan John STORMONT

Service No: 130941
Born: Auburn NSW, 12 December 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 9 February 1943
Unit: No. 28 Operational Base Unit, Horn Island QLD
Died: Injuries from a Ground Accident, Thursday Island QLD, 26 August 1944, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Townsville War Cemetery QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Thomas Rupert and Beatrice Emily Stormont, of Homebush, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Homebush NSW
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 22 August 1944, Leading Aircraftman survived the loss of Norseman A71-1 in which Flight Sergeant Frank Henry Rossiter (432268) and two other RAAF members were killed.

On 23 August 1944, Leading Aircraft Stormont, a Guard, is believed to have accidently thrown petrol onto a fire and he received second degree burns to his abdomen, shoulders and arms in the resting flare-up when his clothing caught fire. He died at the No. 105 Australian Light Field Ambulance three days later.


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, 166/38/664; A9845, 310

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