LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Terry Desmond WILSON

Service No: 88774
Born: Railton TAS, 27 August 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 5 November 1943
Unit: RAAF Headquarters, Melbourne VIC
Died: Ground Accident, South Yarra VIC, 28 February 1946, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: on of William Drummond Wilson and Florence Elizabeth Jane Wilson, of Forrest, Tasmania
Roll of Honour: Stanley TAS
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 28 February 1946, Leading Aircraftman Wilson, a Motor Cyclist, died of injuries received in a road accident when his motor cycle and a vehicle collided on Punt Road near Commercial Road, South Yarra. Leading Aircraftman Wilson was attached to the RAF Mission in Melbourne.

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, 166/43/1768

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