LEST WE FORGET

Flight Lieutenant Geoffrey Campbell SCARR

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: Not Assigned
Born: Manly NSW, 6 September 1892
Unit: No. 1 Observer School of Aerial Gunnery RAF, New Romney
Died: Aircraft Accident, England, 18 November 1918, Aged 25 Years
Buried: Shorncliffe Military Cemetery, Kent
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Mrs. H. Scarr, of Springdale Road, Killara, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Sydney University War Memorial Carillon, Camperdown NSW
Remembered: Killara Soldiers’ Memorial, Killara NSW

On 18 November 1918, Flight Lieutenant Scarr (Pilot) and Second Lieutenant Raymond Francis Allen RAF (Observer) were killed when Bristol Fighter aircraft E2484 stalled and crashed during a forced landing.

References:

Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives UK Casualty Card 284743, 251372
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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