RODGERS, William Anthony Jordan

Plane was a Consolidated B-24 Liberator Bomber of No. 21 Sqd. RAAF which ditched into Vansittart Bay off Western Australia. All 11 crew members were killed.

Last Name
RODGERS
Given Names
William Anthony Jordan
Service Number
436889
Date of Birth
28/02/1925
Birth Location
Katanning W.A.
Enlistment Date
22/05/1943
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
27/05/1943
Course Details
WAGS Course 39
Intake Date
27/05/1943
Kill Date or Discharge Date
23/03/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
24 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Aircraft accident Vansittart Bay
Date of Death
23/03/1945
Age
20
Cemetery / Memorial
Adelaide River War Cemetery Northern Territory Memorial
Notes

Plane was a Consolidated B-24 Liberator Bomber of No. 21 Sqd. RAAF which ditched into Vansittart Bay off Western Australia. All 11 crew members were killed.

Posting on Death
24 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN

Acknowledgements

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