GOLDER, Reginald William

Operation Essen. Encountered severe storms and icing. Complete cloud cover over target. Only one third of bombers even reached the target area Reason for Loss Lost over the North Sea

Last Name
GOLDER
Given Names
Reginald William
Service Number
407153
Date of Birth
25/05/1917
Birth Location
Newton S.A
Enlistment Date
22/06/1940
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
25/07/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 3
Intake Date
25/07/1940
Kill Date or Discharge Date
07/04/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
1 RAF Depot
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle NW Europe
Date of Death
07/04/1942
Age
24
Cemetery / Memorial
Runnymede Memorial Surrey UK
Notes

Operation Essen. Encountered severe storms and icing. Complete cloud cover over target. Only one third of bombers even reached the target area Reason for Loss Lost over the North Sea

Posting on Death
1 RAF depot
NAA Status
OPEN USB

Acknowledgements

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