CARR Sydney 17853

LEST WE FORGET

Aircraftman Class 1 Sydney CARR 

Service No: 17853
Born: Perth WA, 29 August 1917
Enlisted in the RAAF: 30 September 1940
Unit: No. 5 Embarkation Depot, Perth WA
Died: Traffic Accident, Guildford WA, 24 December 1941, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Karrakatta General Cemetery WA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Edward James Frampton Carr and Sarah Clay Carr; husband of Rona Amelia Carr, of Wembley Park.
Roll of Honour: West Leederville WA
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

Aircraftman Carr was fatally injured in a traffic accident at the Meadow Street, Guildford WA, level crossing when a bus carrying RAAF personnel proceeding from RAAF Station Pearce to No. 5 Embarkation Deport and a train collided on 22 December 1941. He died on 24 December 1941.   Aircraftman Class 1 William Charles Lee (17591), discharged from the RAAF on 16 November 1945, was injured.

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
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (Perth) On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Records A705, 163/95/194