Grahame Hilton CLOTHIER

CLOTHIER, Grahame Hilton

Service Number: 411865
Enlisted: 21 June 1941, Sydney
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 15 Advance Flying Unit (RAF)
Born: Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia, 29 April 1922
Home Town: Queanbeyan, Queanbeyan, New South Wales
Schooling: Queanbeyan Intermediate , Canberra High School & Canberra University
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Accidental, Doncaster, United Kingdom, 27 September 1942, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Queanbeyan Christ Church Honour Roll
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World War 2 Service

21 Jun 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, 411865, Sydney
27 Sep 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, 411865, 15 Advance Flying Unit (RAF)

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Biography contributed

Grahame Hilton CLOTHIER was born in Queanbeyan, NSW on 29th April, 1922

His parents were Hilton Arthur CLOTHIER & Sylvia PAYNE

He enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force on 21st June, 1941

Grahame was killed in a Training Accident over Doncaster in England on 27th September, 1942 and is buried in the Doncaster (Rose Hill) Cemetery


His father Hilton Arthur CLOTHIER served during WW1 with the 9th Field Company Engineers - returned to Australia in 1919


Two of his brothers also served during WW2


1. Geoffrey Thomas CLOTHIER (S7375) Army - 9th Infantry Training Battalion - discharged 18.9.1942)

He then re-enlisted (N319522) in the Royal Australian Navy where he was a Cook - discharged 16th August, 1946

2. Raphael Corrie CLOTHIER (20871) Royal Australian Air Force - 2 Personnel Depot - discharged 19th December, 1945