Leading Aircraftman Norman George WOOD

Service No: 52029
Born: Footscray VIC, 29 May 1917
Enlisted in the RAAF: 16 March 1942
Unit: No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF Station Laverton VIC
Died: Injuries from a Ground Accident, Laverton, 27 July 1944, Aged 27 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Phillip John and Alice Olive Wood; husband of Rosetta Ann Wood, of West Footscray
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 27 July 1944, Leading Aircraftman Wood, a Fitter II Engines, was riding a bicycle returning to his home when he was struck by a motorcar on the Melbourne side of the Laverton Railway overhead bridge on the Geelong / Melbourne Highway. He later died of his injuries in the Station Sick Quarters, Laverton.


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, 166/44/161

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