SUTHERLAND John Wilson 16830

LEST WE FORGET

Corporal John Wilson SUTHERLAND

Service No: 16830
Born: Kalgoorlie WA, 10 November 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 15 June 1940
Unit: No. 13 Aircraft Repair Depot
Died: Vehicle Accident, near Cloncurry QLD, 14 April 1945, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Cloncurry Cemetery, QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Gordon Wilson Sutherland and Violet Amelia Sutherland, of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia; husband of Edith Janet Lesley Sutherland, of Kalgoorlie.
Roll of Honour: Kalgoorlie WA
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

On the 14 April 1945, Corporal Sutherland, a Fitter lIE, died of injuries when a weapons carrier overturned after it hit a stump at night while on route to Cloncurry.

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 A9301, 16830