Leading Aircraftman Albert Nelson CARR

Service No: 125474
Born: St Kilda VIC, 30 April 1906
Enlisted in the RAAF: 22 December 1942
Unit: No. 7 Transportation and Movements Office, Los Negros PNG
Died: Ground Operations, Los Negros PNG, 9 April 1944, Aged 37 Years
Buried: Lae War Cemetery PNG
CWGC Additional Information: Son of James and Sarah Ann Carr
Roll of Honour: Windsor VIC
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 9 April 1944, Leading Aircraftman Carr, a Driver Motor Transport, was killed by the explosion of a land mine at Los Negros, Admiralty Islands and two RAAF members were injured.

Those caught in the explosion were:

Leading Aircraftman Albert Nelson Carr (125474)
Leading Aircraftman Leslie William Cave (70173) Injured, Discharged from the RAAF: 6 February 1946
Leading Aircraftman Peter William Gillett (424173) Injured, Discharged from the RAAF: 24 June 1946


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, 1166/7/464

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