Sergeant George Clarence CURLE

Service No: 207732
Born: Bankstown NSW, 27 September 1914
Enlisted in the RAAF: 19 March 1939
Unit: No. 55 Squadron (RAF)
Died: Injuries from a Ground Accident on 15 March 1941, Egypt, 17 March 1941, Aged 26 Years
Buried: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Joseph and Ethel Curle; husband of Hope Grace Curle, of Bankstown, New South Wales, Australia.
Roll of Honour: Bankstown NSW
Remembered: Panel 98, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 17 March 1941 Sergeant Curle, a Wireless Air Gunner, was admitted to 15 SLOT General Hospital, suffering from a gunshot wound in the abdomen and he died on the 17 March 1941. Sergeant Curle was on leave in the Cairo area and was resting in his cabin aboard the Nile steamer Puritan when the accident happened. Sergeant Alfred Harrison (751564) (RAFVR) of No. 55 Squadron was Court Martialled and found guilty of the negligent handling of an automatic pistol.


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, 163/99/33

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