LEST WE FORGET

Flight Sergeant Grantham Stanhope MacLAINE

Service No: 408468
Born: Launceston TAS, 19 February 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 19 June 1942
Unit: No. 74 Base (RAF)
Died: Illness, Salford, England, 23 February 1945, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Chester (Blacon) Cemetery, Cheshire
CWGC Additional Information: Son of George Salier Maclaine and Jessie Maclaine, of Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Roll of Honour: Launceston TAS
Remembered: Panel 126, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 23 February 1945, Flight Sergeant MacLaine, a Wireless Air Gunner, died of Acute Myeloctic Leukaemia.

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, 166/26/783

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