Sergeant George WATT

Service No: 1613
Born: Gardenstown, Banffshire, Scotland, 20 December 1903
Enlisted in the RAAF: 24 May 1933 (at RAAF Station Point Cook VIC)
Unit: No. 1 Service Flying Training School, RAAF Station Point Cook VIC
Died: Ground Accident, near Laverton VIC, 23 December 1940, Aged 37 Years
Buried: Footscray Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Jessie Watt; husband of Phyllis Ivy May Watt, of Northcote
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 23 December 1940, Sergeant Watt was killed on his motorcycle when it collided with a Ford van on the Melbourne – Geelong road near Laverton, Victoria. Warrant Officer Aubrey William Park (205862) (Discharged: 16 April 1948), a passenger on the motorcycle, was uninjured.


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, 163/66/276

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