Roll of Honour Ronald Keith Pitchford

Service number 410850
Rank Sergeant
Unit 55 Operational Base Birdum
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Conflict Eligibility Date Second World War, 1939-1947
Date of Death 16 November 1943
Place of Death Springsure, Queensland, Australia
Cause of Death Accidental
Cemetery or Memorial Details Rockhampton War Cemetery, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
Source AWM148 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, Air Force

Location on the Roll of Honour

Ronald Keith Pitchford's name is located at panel 113 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

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Personal Service Records

For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

Ronald Keith Pitchford's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Fri 21 January 2022 at 4:25am
  • Sun 01 May 2022 at 7:43pm
  • Mon 11 July 2022 at 6:39pm
  • Wed 05 October 2022 at 11:08pm

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.