WHITEHEAD Raymond Henry 29450

LEST WE FORGET

Aircraftman Class 1 Raymond Henry WHITEHEAD

Service No: 29450
Born: Subiaco WA, 5 November 1911
Enlisted in the RAAF: 11 December 1940
Unit: No. 1 Engineering School, Ascot Vale VIC
Died: Illness, Ascot Vale, 22 September 1941, Aged 29 Years
Buried: Footscray Cemetery, VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Walter Henry and Edith Lillian Whitehead, of Merredin, Western Australia.
Roll of Honour: Merredin WA
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

On 24 August 1941, Aircraftman Class I Whitehead, a Trainee Flight Mechanic, was admitted to No. 2 RAAF Hospital Ascot Vale, suffering from Lobar Pneumonia and died on 22 September 1941.

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 A705, 163/177/136