Sergeant Geoffrey John Hamilton CARTER

Service No: 412229
Born: Northbridge NSW, 7 June 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 22 June 1941
Unit: No. 45 Group (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 45 Group Baltimore aircraft FA314), St Vincent, 12 April 1943, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Georgetown Cemetery, St Vincent
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Geoffrey James Flight and Maisie Angela Carter, of Yass, New South Wales, Australia. Dip. of Agric. (Hawkesbury)
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 120, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Manly ANZAC War Memorial, Manly NSW

At 1224Z hours on the 12 April 1943, Baltimore FA314 took off from Nassau en route to Trinidad. The ETA was 1925 hours. At 1340 hours communication was established with the aircraft. After that nothing was heard until information was received that the aircraft had crashed at 2100 hours near Georgetown, St Vincent.

The crew members of FA314 were:

Sergeant Geoffrey John Hamilton Carter (412229) (Radio Operator)
Mr Lennox Dale Faulkner (Pilot) Canadian Civilian
Sergeant Douglas William Perry (1332428) (RAFVR) (Navigator)


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, 166/7/76
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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