CHADWICK-BATES [DFC], Arthur George Jackson

"Skill, fortitude and devotion to duty whilst flying." Aircraft took off from Binbrook at 2153 hrs detailed to attack targets in Nurnberg. Shot down by a night fighter and crashed between Fulda and Gersfeld. Possibly shot down by night fighter Obit Richard Delacowitz of 7/NJG4 at 0152 hrs

Last Name
CHADWICK-BATES [DFC]
Given Names
Arthur George Jackson
Service Number
412480
Distinguished Flying Cross
YES
Date of Birth
16/08/1910
Birth Location
Auckland New Zealand
Enlistment Date
19/07/1941
Enlistment Location
Sydney
1Wags Start Date
17/10/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 19
Kill Date or Discharge Date
31/03/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
460 SQN
Rank
Pilot Officer
Operations
Flying battle Germany
Date of Death
31/03/1944
Age
33
Cemetery / Memorial
Hanover War Cemetery Germany
Medals
Distinguished Flying Cross
Notes

"Skill, fortitude and devotion to duty whilst flying." Aircraft took off from Binbrook at 2153 hrs detailed to attack targets in Nurnberg. Shot down by a night fighter and crashed between Fulda and Gersfeld. Possibly shot down by night fighter Obit Richard Delacowitz of 7/NJG4 at 0152 hrs

Posting on Death
460 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN
1WAGS - CHADWICK-BATES Arthur George Jackson - Service Number 412480 (edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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