Aircraftman Class I Victor Clement CLAPHAM

Service No: 66553
Born: Penshurst NSW, 1 March 1914
Enlisted in the RAAF: 25 June 1942
Unit: No. 1 Repair and Servicing Unit, Manbulloo NT
Died: Illness, Darwin NT, 14 January 1943, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Adelaide River War Cemetery NT
CWGC Additional Information:
Roll of Honour: Hurstville NSW
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Mortdale Memorial Park and associated memorials, Mortdale NSW

On 6 January 1943, Aircraftman Class I Clapham, a Fitter Driver Motor Transport, was admitted to No 1 Medical Receiving station, Darwin, dangerously ill with septicaemia following an injury to the right ankle and he died on 14 January 1943.


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, 166/7/15
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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