Flight Sergeant Aubrey Griffith BICKNELL

Service No: 413710
Born: Glenhuntly VIC, 3 May 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 12 September 1941 (at Sydney NSW)
Unit: No. 27 Operational Training Unit (RAF)
Died: Air Raid (on London on 7 October 1943), London, 15 October 1943, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Brookwood Cemetery, Surrey
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Frederick Henry and May Griffith Bicknell
Roll of Honour: Woollahra NSW
Remembered: Panel 119, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 2220 hours on 7 October 1943, Flight Sergeant Bicknell, a Wireless Air Gunner, was fatally injured at Gates Corner, Woodford Green, as a result of an enemy bombing raid. He was off duty and on leave at the time of the raid and died from his injuries at 1140 hours on the 15 October 1943.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/5/305

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