Aircraftman Class I Robert Patrick CARNEY

Service No: 61059
Born: Scone NSW, 25 August 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 14 October 1941
Unit: No. 1 Air Navigation School, Parkes NSW
Died: Ground Accident, Parkes, 9 May 1942, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Parkes General Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of George and Beatrice May Carney, of Coonabarabran
Roll of Honour: Coonabarabran NSW
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Coonabarabran Memorial Swimming Pool, Coonabarabran NSW

On 9 May 1942, Aircraftman Class I Carney, a Flight Mechanic, was struck by an airscrew while starting an aircraft engine and died several minutes after admission to the Parkes General Hospital.


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, 163/95/272
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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