Leading Aircraftman Vincent O’Brien SWANSON

Service No: 35390
Born: Nathalia VIC, 13 June 1910
Enlisted in the RAAF: 13 March 1941 (at Sydney NSW)
Unit: No. 2 Aircraft Depot, RAAF Station Richmond NSW
Died: Ground Accident, Richmond NSW, 22 December 1941, Aged 31 Years
Buried: Mathoura Roman Catholic Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of George and Josephine Ann Swanson, of Mathoura
Roll of Honour: Mathoura NSW
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Mathoura War Memorial, Mathoura NSW

On 22 December 1941, Leading Aircraftman Swanson, an Aircraft hand, was thought to have been electrocuted by a portable vacuum cleaner while working on a Hudson aircraft.


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, 163/164/80
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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