CARTER Robert Maxwell 415116

LEST WE FORGET

Flight Sergeant Robert Maxwell CARTER

Service No: 415116
Born: Winchester England, 7 February 1912
Enlisted in the RAAF: 21 July 1941 (at Perth WA)
Unit: No. 4 Operational Training Unit, RAAF Williamtown, NSW
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 4 Operational Training Unit Vengeance aircraft A27-94), near Bungendore NSW, 26 November 1943, Aged 31 Years
Buried: Canberra (Woden) Public Cemetery, ACT
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Charles Percy and Caroline Justina Carter; husband of Winifred Eva Carter, of Claremont, Western Australia.
Roll of Honour: Claremont WA
Remembered: Panel 112, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

While on a cross country navigation exercise, at 1800 hours on 26 November 1943 Vultee Vengeance A27-94 crashed at Mulloon, near Bungendore killing both crew members.

The crew members of A27-94 were:

Flight Sergeant Robert Maxwell Carter (415116) (Observer)
Pilot Officer Leonard Hardie White (413809) (Pilot)

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
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9845, 220