Leading Aircraftman Albert Ernest CARY

Service No: 126705
Born: Yarra Glen VIC, 9 April 1919
Enlisted in the RAAF: 4 February 1943
Unit: No. 15 Aircraft Repair Depot, Port Moresby PNG
Died: Drowned, Laloki River, 8 April 1944, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery PNG
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Ernest Arthur and Janet Mary Cary, of West Preston, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Yarra Glen VIC
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On the 8 April 1944, Leading Aircraftman (126705), a telephone operator, and Leading Aircraftman Arthur Charles Frederick Summers (116407) drowned when swimming in the Laleki River at Port Moresby.


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, 166/7/468

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