GOODING, Ronald

Flt/Sgt Ronald Gooding flew in 'G' for George with the 460 Sqd several times. Gooding died in the plane an Avro Lancaster W 4310 of the 460 Sqd RAAF which was shot down by flak crashing near Bordesholm during an operation to Kiel. Seven crew were killed.

Last Name
GOODING
Given Names
Ronald
Service Number
401209
Date of Birth
17/03/1921
Birth Location
Bendigo VIC.
Enlistment Date
04/01/1941
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
06/02/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 10
Intake Date
06/02/1941
Finish Date
25/08/1941
To
2BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
04/04/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
460 SQN
Rank
Warrant Officer
Operations
Air ops.from the UK over Keil, Germany
Date of Death
04/04/1943
Age
22
Cemetery / Memorial
Kiel War cemetery Germany
Medals
Air Gunners Badge 1939-45 A/C Europe and Defence War medal 1939-45
Notes

Flt/Sgt Ronald Gooding flew in 'G' for George with the 460 Sqd several times. Gooding died in the plane an Avro Lancaster W 4310 of the 460 Sqd RAAF which was shot down by flak crashing near Bordesholm during an operation to Kiel. Seven crew were killed.

Posting on Death
460 Squadron UK
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - GOODING Ronald - Service Number 401209 (edited-1)
1WAGS - GOODING Ronald - Service Number 401209 (edited-1)
1WAGS - GOODING Ronald - Service Number 401209 (in full suit_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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