LEST WE FORGET

Warrant Officer Norman Herbert GARBUTT

Service No: 15001
Born: Paddington NSW, 4 June 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 6 May 1940
Unit: No. 2 Personnel Depot, Moore Park NSW
Died: Motor Vehicle Accident, Western Sydney, 12 September 1945, Aged 25 Years
Buried: Sydney War Cemetery, Rookwood NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Herbert William and Elizabeth Mary Ann Garbutt, of Curban; husband of Pearl White Garbutt, of Dundee, Scotland.
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 12 September 1945, Warrant Officer Garbutt, a Flight Engineer, was killed in motor cycle – motor car accident on a road between Penrith and Parramatta.

References:

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, 166/15/570