GRIESBACH, Arthur Keith

Plane was a North American B-25 Mitchell A47-13 which was performing a bombing exercise when bombs stored in the cargo compartment exploded in flight. 5 crew were killed and 2 injured.

Last Name
GRIESBACH
Given Names
Arthur Keith
Service Number
415321
Birth Location
Perth W.A.
Enlistment Date
14/09/1941
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
13/11/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 20
Finish Date
01/06/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
06/08/1944 (Killed)
Rank
Warrant Officer
Operations
Aircraft accident near Adelaide River, Northern Territory Australia
Date of Death
06/08/1944
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Adelaide River War Cemetery Northern Territory Memorial
Medals
1939-45 Pacific Star War Medal
Notes

Plane was a North American B-25 Mitchell A47-13 which was performing a bombing exercise when bombs stored in the cargo compartment exploded in flight. 5 crew were killed and 2 injured.

Posting on Death
No. 2 SQN
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
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Acknowledgements

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