LEST WE FORGET

Aircraftman Class I Eric Norman HAWKSLEY

Service No: 30764
Born: Launceston TAS, 19 April 1910
Enlisted in the RAAF: 29 January 1941
Unit: No. 1 Engineering School, Ascot Vale VIC
Died: Injuries from a Ground Accident, Melbourne VIC, 5 April 1941, Aged 30 Years
Buried: Carr Villa General Cemetery, Launceston TAS
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Henry and Ellen Hawksley, of Launceston; husband of Edna May Hawksley, of Invermay
Roll of Honour: Launceston TAS
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 5 April 1941, Aircraftman Class I Hawksley, a Guard, died from injuries received when he was struck by a car when crossing High Street, Malvern.

References:

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, 163/120/183

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