GOODISSON, John Francis

Plane was a RAAF Beaufort bomber A9-264 destroyed by fire after forced landing S.W of Bohle River Airfield near Townsville North QLD Australia. Two crew were killed and two died [including Goodison] later of their injuries.

Last Name
GOODISSON
Given Names
John Francis
Service Number
401786
Date of Birth
26/01/1921
Birth Location
Melbourne VIC.
Enlistment Date
29/03/1941
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
01/05/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 13
Intake Date
01/05/1941
Finish Date
20/10/1941
To
1BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
06/07/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
8 SQN
Rank
Flying Officer
Operations
Died of injuries from aircraft accident near Townsville Australia
Date of Death
06/07/1943
Age
22
Cemetery / Memorial
Townsville War Cemetery QLD Australia
Medals
AIr Gunners badge
Notes

Plane was a RAAF Beaufort bomber A9-264 destroyed by fire after forced landing S.W of Bohle River Airfield near Townsville North QLD Australia. Two crew were killed and two died [including Goodison] later of their injuries.

Posting on Death
8 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED

Acknowledgements

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