LEST WE FORGET

Squadron Leader Edward Davies SUTER

Service No: 404791
Born: Blackheath NSW, 2 October 1916
Enlisted in the RAAF: 8 November 1940 (at Brisbane QLD)
Unit: No. 67 Squadron, RAAF Station Laverton VIC
Died: Injuries, Laverton VIC, 13 August 1945, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Robert Annandale Suter and Hannah Suter; husband of Doreen Suter, of Stafford, Queensland
Roll of Honour: Brisbane QLD
Remembered: Panel 103, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

Squadron Leader Suter was seriously injured in the crash of Beaufort A9-113 at Nowra NSW on 8 September 1943 in which there were no fatalities.

On 13 August 1945, Squadron Leader Suter, an Observer, died of injuries received from a self inflicted gun shot wound to the head.

References:

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, 163/57/194

Bibliography:

Wilson, S. (Stewart) Anson, Hudson and Sunderland in Australian Service, Aerospace Publications Weston Creek ACT 2611, 1992