Colin Alexander CHISHOLM

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CHISHOLM, Colin Alexander

Service Number: 8077
Enlisted: 22 January 1940
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: No. 37 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Oxshott, England, 14 June 1914
Home Town: Moriac, Surf Coast, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Ground Accident), Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 25 July 1945, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Corporal, SN 8077
22 Jan 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, No. 37 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Duncan Charles Heigham Chisholm and Lucy Ethel Chisholm, of East Hawthorn, Victoria

Corporal Chisholm was crushed by collapsing undercarriage during routine servicing of 37SQN RAAF C47B Dakota aircraft A65-93 at Essendon aerodrome, Victoria - details on incident obtained from the 37SQN unit history