LEST WE FORGET

Sergeant George Arthur ALLEN

Service No: 5657
Born: Cobden VIC, 19 February 1916
Enlisted in the RAAF: 8 January 1940
Unit: No. 5 Embarkation Depot, Perth WA
Died: Injuries, Perth WA, 17 March 1942, Aged 26 years
Buried: Karrakatta War Cemetery WA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Arthur Neil and Albina May Allen, of Brighton, Victoria.
Roll of Honour: Brighton VIC
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On the 11 March 1942, Sergeant Allen a Fitter Armourer, died as a result of self-inflicted injuries received at Fremantle.

References:

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, 163/87/162
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (Perth) On-Line Records