WANN Robert Edward 29060

LEST WE FORGET

Corporal Robert Edward WANN

Service No: 29060
Born: Marble Bar WA, 10 November 1908
Enlisted in the RAAF: 17 October 1940
Unit: No. 4 Recruit Depot, RAAF Station Pearce WA
Died: Ground Accident, vicinity of RAAF Station Pearce WA, 17 October 1940, Aged 31 Years
Buried: Karrakatta General Cemetery WA
CWGC Additional Information: Husband of Margaret Dora Wann, of South Perth.
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

On 17 October 1940, Corporal Wann, a Drill Instructor, died of his injuries when he was hit by a car when walking with others at night on their way back to RAAF Station Pearce.

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
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (Perth) On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-line Records A9301, 29060; 53/1/745