- Branch of Service
- Air Force
- World War II
- Date of Enlistment
- Place of Enlistment
- Sydney NSW
- Date of Birth
- Place of Birth
- Queanbeyan NSW
- Address (at enlistment)
- 32 Banks Street, Yarralumla, Canberra ACT
- School(s) Attended
- Queanbeyan (?1928-30); Telopea Park Primary School (1931); Queanbeyan (1932-?)
- Plan printer
- Next of Kin
- Son of Henry Arthur Charlton, brickmaker, and Mary Henrietta Charlton of 32 Banks Street, Yarralumla, Canberra ACT
- Burial Place
Ballarat New General Cemetery, Methodist Section 6E, Row 2, grave 41.
- Service Number
- Final Rank
- Final Unit
- 1 Wireless and Gunnery School Ballarat RAAF
Died 31 December 1942 aged 20 years, accidentally, at Brewster, Victoria.
AWM Roll of Honour, Canberra ACT: Panel 115.
Queanbeyan & District Honour Roll (corner of Farrer Place & Lowe Street, Queanbeyan)
Charlton was working in the plan printing section of the Property and Survey Branch of the Department of Interior when he enlisted in June 1941 in the RAAF. He was on a test flight in a Wackett Trainer aircraft on 31 December 1941, and flying low when his plane struck trees and crashed at Brewster near Beaufort in Victoria at 8.45am. Charlton was buried in Ballarat New General Cemetery.
Australia. Department of Veterans' Affairs. World War 2 nominal roll. http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Debt of Honour Register. <http://www.cwgc.org/cwgcinternet/search/>
AWM Roll of Honour and Roll of Honour Circulars <http://www.awm.gov.au/database/roh.asp>
Nauenberg, Miriam. Index to Telopea Park Primary School: Register of admissions 1923-1946. Typescript compiled for the Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra.
Telopea Park Primary School: Register of admissions 1923-1946. Volume (a): Boys. Photocopy MS held by Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra.
ACT Electoral Roll - 1941
The Canberra Times 2/01/1943