Aircraftman Class I George Dunbar WATSON

Service No: 118256
Born: Geraldton WA, 14 December 1911
Enlisted in the RAAF: 10 September 1942 (at Melbourne VIC)
Unit: No. 7 Aircraft Depot
Died: Drowned, Murray River, 12 December 1942, Aged 30 Years
Buried: Albury War Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of George Knight Watson and Gertrude Hyacinth Watson; husband of Sylvia Irene Watson, of Semaphore, South Australia
Roll of Honour: Adelaide SA
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 12 December 1942, Aircraftman Class I Watson, a Fitter General, drowned when swimming in the Murray River near Corowa, New South Wales.


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, 163/176/443

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