Leading Aircraftman Arthur Charles Frederick SUMMERS

Service No: 116407
Born: West Croydon SA, 21 September 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 28 October 1942
Unit: No. 15 Aircraft Repair Depot, Port Moresby PNG
Died: Ground Accident, Laloki River PNG, 8 April 1944, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Frederick John Lambert Summers and Lydia Harriet Summers, of Myponga, South Australia
Roll of Honour: Myponga SA
Remembered: Panel 10, Port Moresby Memorial, PNG
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

On the 8 April 1944, Leading Aircraftman Summers and Leading Aircraftman Albert Ernest Cary (126705) drowned when swimming in the Laloki River at Port Moresby.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/38/479

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