Leading Aircraftman Clifford Kither ORTON

Service No: 28343
Born: Edwardstown SA, 22 November 1912
Enlisted in the RAAF: 14 January 1941
Unit: No. 14 Stores Unit, Adelaide SA
Died: Ground Accident, Mount Barker SA, 3 June 1944, Aged 32 Years
Buried: Adelaide (Centennial Park) Cemetery, SA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Elizabeth Fanny Orton; husband of Susan Ellen Orton, of Richmond
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

On 3 June 1944, Leading Aircraftman Orton, a General Hand, while proceeding on leave was accidentally killed when he left a moving train at the Mt Barker Railway Station.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/31/198

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