BOLTON, George Frederick

Plane was a Wellington N2851 shot down at Gravendeel, the Netherlands by a German night fighter. Sgt George Frederick Bolton's brother Cpl Robert Burns Bolton was also killed in the crash of a No. 1 WAGS Wackett Trainer at Chepstowe, Victoria. Robert was George's older brother.

Last Name
BOLTON
Given Names
George Frederick
Service Number
401412
Date of Birth
08/12/1914
Birth Location
Corowa N.S.W
Enlistment Date
03/02/1941
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
06/03/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 11
Intake Date
06/03/1941
Finish Date
25/08/1941
To
1BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
31/05/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
23 OTU
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Killed in action- the Thousand Bomber Raid Germany
Date of Death
31/05/1942
Age
27
Cemetery / Memorial
Runnymede Memorial Surrey UK
Notes

Plane was a Wellington N2851 shot down at Gravendeel, the Netherlands by a German night fighter. Sgt George Frederick Bolton's brother Cpl Robert Burns Bolton was also killed in the crash of a No. 1 WAGS Wackett Trainer at Chepstowe, Victoria. Robert was George's older brother.

Posting on Death
23 Operations Unit
NAA Status
OPEN

Acknowledgements

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