GLIDDON, Arthur William Howard

Plane was a Lancaster JA689 on flying ops. to Hamburg. The aircraft was shot down by an enemy fighter possibly over land. All seven crew were lost.

Last Name
GLIDDON
Given Names
Arthur William Howard
Service Number
415135
Date of Birth
24/02/1917
Birth Location
Northam W.A.
Enlistment Date
21/07/1941
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
19/09/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 18
Intake Date
18/09/1941
Finish Date
06/04/1942
To
2 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
30/07/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
460 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle N.W.Europe
Date of Death
30/07/1943
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
Runnymede Memorial
Notes

Plane was a Lancaster JA689 on flying ops. to Hamburg. The aircraft was shot down by an enemy fighter possibly over land. All seven crew were lost.

Posting on Death
460 Squadron
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED
1WAGS - GLIDDON Arthur William Howard - Service Number 415135 (edited-1)
1WAGS - GLIDDON Arthur William Howard - Service Number 415135 (edited-1)
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Acknowledgements

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