Flight Lieutenant Gordon Atwood Tregaskis DAVIES

Service No: 400365
Born: Melbourne VIC, 22 September 1917
Enlisted in the RAAF: 18 August 1940
Unit: No. 460 Squadron, RAF Binbrook, Yorkshire
Died: Ground Accident, UK, 29 May 1945, Aged 27 Years
Buried: Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey UK
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William Atwood Tregaskis Davies and Elizabeth Emma Davies, of Toorak, Victoria, Australia.
Roll of Honour: Toorak VIC
Remembered: Panel 107, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 29 May 1945, Flight Lieutenant Davies died at the Station Sick Quarters Brighton as the result of a ground accident. On 3 February 1945 he was the Pilot of No. 460 Squadron Lancaster PB301 (Flying Officer Victor Dunn (429652) (Navigator)) which was detailed to carry out a bombing raid on Bottrop, Germany. The plane crashed and Flight Lieutenant Davies became a PoW but was subsequently returned safe to the UK.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9300, DAVIES G A T


Firkins, P. C. (Peter Charles) (441386) Strike and Return, Westward Ho Publishing City Beach WA, 1985

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