WITHALL Latham Carr 39361

LEST WE FORGET

Flight Lieutenant Latham Carr WITHALL

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 39361 (RAF)
Born: Toodyay WA, 1911
Enlisted in the RAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 152 Squadron (RAF), RAF Station Warmwell, Dorset
Died: Air Operations (No. 152 Squadron Spitfire I aircraft P9456), off Southern England, 12 August 1940, Aged 29 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Latham and Mabel Withall; husband of Beryl Withall, of Ealing, Middlesex
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 5, Runnymede Memorial, Surrey UK
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra
Remembered: Battle of Britain Memorial, Westminster Abbey, London UK

At 1220 hours on 12 August 1940 Flight Lieutenant Withall in Spitfire P9456 was shot down by a Ju88 aircraft to the south of the Isle of Wight.

References:

Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Franks, Norman L R Royal Air Force Fighter Command Losses of the Second World war Volume 1 Operational Losses: Aircraft and Crews 1939-1941, Midland Publishing Leicester UK, 1997
Newton, Dennis A Few of the Few: Australians and the Battle of Britain, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT 2600, 1990