Leading Aircraftman Eric George WALES

Service No: 25159
Born: Mackay QLD, 3 August 1914
Enlisted in the RAAF: 28 February 1941
Unit: No. 2 Flying Boat Repair Unit, Mackay Detachment
Died: Ground Accident, Mackay QLD, 11 November 1944, Aged 30 Years
Buried: Mackay Cemetery QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William John and Edith May Wales, of Mackay
Roll of Honour: Mackay QLD
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 11 November 1944, Leading Aircraftman Wales, a Fitter II Airframe, died of his injuries when a weapon carrier type vehicle he was driving collided with a guide post on Nebo Road, Mackay.


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, 166/43/940