GILLETT, Geoffrey Gordon

Plane was a Wellington X LN301 of the 70 Sqd. which failed to return from a raid on Ciampino airfield, having taken off from Djedeida near Tunis. Six crew were lost.

Last Name
GILLETT
Given Names
Geoffrey Gordon
Service Number
415779
Date of Birth
05/01/1911
Birth Location
Beverley W.A
Enlistment Date
01/02/1942
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
30/04/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 25
Intake Date
30/04/1942
Finish Date
19/10/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
22/11/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
70 SQN NAAF
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Air ops.Djedeida, Tunis.
Date of Death
22/11/1943
Age
32
Cemetery / Memorial
Malta Memorial
Medals
AIr Gunners Badge 1939-45 Star Italy Star Defence medal 1939-45 War medal
Notes

Plane was a Wellington X LN301 of the 70 Sqd. which failed to return from a raid on Ciampino airfield, having taken off from Djedeida near Tunis. Six crew were lost.

Posting on Death
70 Squadron [ NAAF]
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - GILLETT Geoffrey Gordon - Service Number 415779 (edited-2)
1WAGS - GILLETT Geoffrey Gordon - Service Number 415779 (edited-2)
1WAGS - GILLETT Geoffrey Gordon - Service Number 415779 (Memorial_edited-1)
1WAGS - GILLETT Geoffrey Gordon - Service Number 415779 (New_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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