Leading Aircraftman Arthur Carveath GADD

Service No: 34562
Born: Artarmon NSW, 12 October 1916
Enlisted in the RAAF: 31 October 1940
Unit: No. 22 Squadron
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 22 Squadron Wirraway aircraft A20-351), Londonderry NSW, 24 December 1941, Aged 25 Years
Cremated: Sydney (Northern Suburbs) Crematorium NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Matthew Thomas Gadd and Elvera Gladys Gadd; husband of Eveline May Gadd, of Five Dock
Roll of Honour: Sydney NSW
Remembered: Panel 5, NSW Crematorium Memorial, Sydney NSW
Remembered: Panel 101, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Municipality of Hunters Hill War Memorial Honour Rolls, Hunters Hill NSW

At about 1130 hours on 24 December 1941, Wirraway A20-351 crashed at Londonderry, New South Wales, during a bombing detail when it went into a spin. Both on board were killed.

The crew members of A20-351 were:

Leading Aircraftman Arthur Carveath Gadd (34562) (Supernumerary, Fitter II Airframe)
Sergeant Brian Patrick Slattery (401723) (Pilot)


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, 163/115/69; A9845, 112
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line