Aircraftman Class I Thomas CARLING

Service No: 145624
Born: Latrobe TAS, 20 November 1925
Enlisted in the RAAF: 25 November 1943 (at Melbourne VIC)
Unit: No. 1 School of Technical Training, Exhibition Building, Carlton VIC
Died: Ground Accident, East Kew VIC, 5 February 1945, Aged 18 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Albert Alfred and Maud Mary Carling, of Malvern
Roll of Honour: Malvern VIC
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At about 1745 hours on 5 February 1945, Aircraftman Class I Carling, a Trainee Technical, was killed in a collision between a motor cycle he was riding and an Army truck at the comer of Belford and Burke roads, East Kew.


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, 166/7/412

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