Aircraftman Class I Ellis Francis STURGESS

Service No: 25265
Born: Chinchilla QLD, 29 May 1913
Enlisted in the RAAF: 13 March 1941
Unit: No. 1 Bombing and Gunnery School, Evans Head NSW
Died: Drowned, near Casino NSW, 8 June 1941, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Casino General Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Henry and Susan Sturgess of Chinchilla, Queensland
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 8 June 1941, Aircraftman Class I Sturgess, a Cook, drowned in the Spring Grove Lagoon which is about 3 miles from Casino, New South Wales.


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, 163/163/214

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