Eric Ferdinand CARLSON


CARLSON, Eric Ferdinand

Service Number: 424965
Enlisted: 10 October 1942
Last Rank: Warrant Officer
Last Unit: No. 99 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Campsie, New South Wales, Australia, 14 November 1917
Home Town: Blacktown, Blacktown, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Aircraft Accident , Greenslopes hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 18 August 1945, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Lutwyche Cemetery, Brisbane, Qld
ANZ 7 73 38, Lutwyche Cemetery, Lutwyche, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Parramatta NSW Department of Education Teachers and Trainees WW2 Honour Roll
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Warrant Officer, SN 424965
10 Oct 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, Aircrew Training Units
10 Oct 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer, SN 424965
16 Aug 1945: Involvement Warrant Officer, SN 424965, No. 99 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Manfred Ferdinand and Maud Carlson

Husband of Doreen Zillah Carlson of Blacktown, NSW

Liberator A72-306 of Number 99 Squadron crashed on take-off from Amberley Airfield with four personnel on board killed:

Corporal Jacqueline Ruth Row WAAAF 98112 of Number 3 Aircraft Depot

Corporal Edith Tansley Sharpe WAAAF 94089 of Number 3 Aircraft Depot

Flight Sergeant Arthur Kevin Clausen 439868 of Number 99 Squadron

Warrant Officer Eric Ferdinand Carlson 424965 of Number 99 Squadron died two days after the incident in Greenslopes hospital