Albert George WATSON-CARROLL

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WATSON-CARROLL, Albert George

Service Number: 21719
Enlisted: 16 November 1937
Last Rank: Able Seaman
Last Unit: HMAS Penguin
Born: Port Melbourne, Victoria, 7 February 1921
Home Town: St Kilda East, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Pastry cook
Died: Suicide, Garden Island, New South Wales, 18 March 1943, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Sydney War Cemetery (Rookwood)
Grave G.D.4.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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Non Warlike Service

16 Nov 1937: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, SN 21719

World War 2 Service

18 Mar 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman, SN 21719, HMAS Penguin

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Biography

"WATSON-CARROLL.- March 18, 1943. A.B. Albert George Watson-Carroll, Royal Australian Navy, died suddenly on active service in Sydney, dearly beloved friend of Mrs. Ellen Fleming, Jo, Rene, Sid, Leila, Wal, John, Joan, Babs, Jan, Allan, Uncle George, and Pop, of 108 Arden Street, Coogee, aged 23 years." - from the Sydney Morning Herald 27 Mar 1943 (nla.gov.au)