LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Ernest James WILLIAMS

Service No: 139789
Born: Abermain NSW, 19 December 1925
Enlisted in the RAAF: 8 February 1944
Unit: No. 107 Squadron, St Georges Basin NSW
Died: Ground Accident, St Georges Basin, 14 December 1944, Aged 18 Years
Buried: Nowra War Cemetery NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of David and Caroline Williams, of Broadmeadow
Roll of Honour: Broadmeadow NSW
Remembered: Panel 105, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Catalina Base Memorial, Rathmines NSW
Remembered: Rathmines Memorial Bowling Club, Rathmines NSW

On 14 December 1944, Leading Aircraftman Williams, a General Hand, was electrocuted at St Georges Basin.

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 A9301, 139789
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line