Douglas Clayton BOOMER

BOOMER, Douglas Clayton

Service Number: 141024
Enlisted: 9 July 1943, Broken Hill, NSW
Last Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Last Unit: RAAF Ground Training Units
Born: Gawler, South Australia, 6 July 1925
Home Town: Broken Hill, Broken Hill Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Drowning, Gawler, South Australia, 1 January 1965, aged 39 years
Cemetery: Willaston General Cemetery, South Australia
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Memorials: Gawler Council WW2 Honour Roll, Gawler I.O.O.F. M.U. Loyal Gawler Lodge No 7 WW2 Honour Board
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World War 2 Service

9 Jul 1943: Enlisted Broken Hill, NSW
9 Jul 1943: Involvement
12 Aug 1943: Enlisted Adelaide
12 Aug 1943: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 141024, RAAF Ground Training Units
12 Aug 1943: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 141024
22 Jan 1947: Discharged
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

LAC Douglas Clayton Boomer 141024 RAAF was injured in a military truck accident at Alexishafen in New Guinea while on duty in February 1945 - he was discharged from the RAAF in 1947

Leading Aircraftman Ernest Ward 146299 RAAF of Number 4 Central Reserve Depot was killed in the incident