LEST WE FORGET

Sergeant Raymond Stanley STEVENS

Service No: 416292
Born: Kadina SA, 28 August 1917
Enlisted in the RAAF: 28 April 1941
Unit: No. 8 Service Flying Training School, Bundaberg QLD
Died: Illness, Brisbane QLD, 24 June 1942, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Pinnaroo Cemetery, SA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Alexander James Stevens and Alice Russell Stevens; husband of Jeanne Stevens, of Walkerville
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

On 9 June 1942, Sergeant Stevens, a Wireless Air Gunner, was admitted to the No. 112 Australian General Hospital, Greenslopes, assessed seriously ill with acute nephritis. He became dangerously ill on 22 June, and died at 1900 hours on 24 June 1942.

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, 163/163/390

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