RIDGE, Gordon William George

Plane was RAAF Lockheed Hudson A16-198 of 32 Sqd. RAAF which crashed into the sea off Tallow Beach, between Broken Head and Byron bay NSW. All four crew and six servicemen were lost.

Last Name
RIDGE
Given Names
Gordon William George
Service Number
416231
Date of Birth
28/06/1913
Birth Location
Jabuck S.A
Enlistment Date
24/04/1941
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
24/07/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 15
Intake Date
21/06/1941
Finish Date
02/05/1942
To
2 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
06/07/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
12 R&SU
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flight accident Tallow beach Broken Head N.S.W
Date of Death
06/07/1942
Age
29
Cemetery / Memorial
Sydney Memorial NSW
Notes

Plane was RAAF Lockheed Hudson A16-198 of 32 Sqd. RAAF which crashed into the sea off Tallow Beach, between Broken Head and Byron bay NSW. All four crew and six servicemen were lost.

Posting on Death
12 R&SU Charters Towers
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED
1WAGS - RIDGE Gordon William George - Service Number 416231 (Sign_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

National Archives of AustraliaUBC Web DesignCity of BallaratDepartment of Veterans+39 AffairsAustralian War MemorialRSL Virtual War Memorial