WHITE, Robert H.
PVT
12073470
New York
6 May 1943
Gordonvale, Australia
Q
0
362

Chet Nycum recalls that White was a training jump fatality whilst in Australia, electrocuted when he drifted into a live electrical line. The troopers had been aware of the line's existence as a potential landing field hazard, and had been told that it would be disconnected. 

Photo is courtesy of Daniel MacRaild.

 

 

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