Leslie Fred GRUBB

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GRUBB, Leslie Fred

Service Number: 32973
Enlisted: 5 August 1940
Last Rank: Aircraftman
Last Unit: RAAF Ground Training Units
Born: Sheffield, England, 12 February 1917
Home Town: Lakemba, Canterbury, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Ground Accident), Evans Head, New South Wales, Australia, 21 April 1941, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lakemba St Andrew's Anglican Church Memorial Windows, Sydney Memorial (Sydney War Cemetery) Rookwood
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN 32973
5 Aug 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, SN 32973, RAAF Ground Training Units
5 Aug 1940: Enlisted SN 32973
5 Aug 1940: Involvement SN 32973
Date unknown: Discharged SN 32973

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Leading Aircraftman Leslie Grubb 32973 and Aircraftman Henry James Wall 24802 accidentally drowned at Evans Head while undergoing training at Number 1 Bomb and Gunnery School and are commemorated on Panel 7 of the Sydney Memorial