RIDGWAY, Keith Halcot

Plane was a Beaufort DD907 which crashed on take-off at Mariut, Egypt. Five crew were killed.

Last Name
RIDGWAY
Given Names
Keith Halcot
Service Number
407771
Date of Birth
24/07/1922
Birth Location
Murray Bridge S.A
Enlistment Date
04/01/1941
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
06/02/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 10
Intake Date
06/02/1941
Kill Date or Discharge Date
22/07/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
230 SQN
Rank
Flight Lieutenant
Operations
Beaufort aircraft crash Mariut Middle East
Date of Death
22/07/1943
Age
20
Cemetery / Memorial
Alexandria [Hadra] War Memorial Cemetery
Notes

Plane was a Beaufort DD907 which crashed on take-off at Mariut, Egypt. Five crew were killed.

Posting on Death
230 Squadron
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED
1WAGS - Ridgway Keith - Service Number 407771 (edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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