GILES, Donald Bruce

Photo Graduates of 1 WAGS Course 7. R-L DB Giles KIA Crete, Colin McAskill killed in training accident 700 TU Nakaru Kenya, Jack Vardon and George Hardy [front].

Last Name
GILES
Given Names
Donald Bruce
Service Number
407498
Date of Birth
06/01/1917
Birth Location
Minlaton S.A
Enlistment Date
12/10/1940
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
14/11/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 7
Intake Date
14/11/1940
Finish Date
05/03/1941
To
1BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
23/07/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
454 SQN
Rank
Warrant Officer
Operations
Missing Air ops from Crete Middle East
Date of Death
23/07/1943
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
Suda Bay war Cemetery Greece
Medals
Air Gunners badge Africa Star Defence medal War medal 1939-45
Notes

Photo Graduates of 1 WAGS Course 7. R-L DB Giles KIA Crete, Colin McAskill killed in training accident 700 TU Nakaru Kenya, Jack Vardon and George Hardy [front].

Posting on Death
454 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1 WAGS - GILES Donald Bruce - 407498

Acknowledgements

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