Sergeant Gordon Alfred DAVID

Service No: 409093
Born: Malvern VIC, 3 November 1915
Enlisted in the RAAF: 19 July 1941
Unit: No. 1 Operational Training Unit
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 1 Operational Training Unit Beaufort aircraft A9-73), near Bairnsdale VIC, 2 October 1942, Aged 26 Years
Buried: Burwood General Cemetery VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Alfred Walters David and Chrissie Hines David, of Malvern; husband of Winifred Ethel David, of Malvern
Roll of Honour: Malvern VIC
Remembered: Panel 112, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 2140 hours on 2 October 1942 Beaufort A9-73 flown solo by Sergeant David crashed and he was killed. The aircraft appeared to stall and crashed at Forge Creek near Bairnsdale.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/100/285; A9845, 243

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