Leading Aircraftman Russell Harold UPTON

Service No: 69561
Born: Penrith NSW, 9 February 1908
Enlisted in the RAAF: 2 September 1942
Unit: No. 8 Stores Depot
Died: Illness, Townsville QLD, 10 July 1944, Aged 36 Years
Buried: Townsville War Cemetery QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Arthur Clarence and Florence Alice Upton, of Penrith, New South Wales; husband of Gwendoline Edith Farmer Upton, of Penrith, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Penrith NSW
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Penrith City Memory Park, Penrith NSW

On 10 July 1944, Leading Aircraftman Upton, an Electrical Mechanic, died of an illness at No. 3 Medical Receiving Station, Townsville.


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, 166/41/15
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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