GARLICK Clive Lancelot 209689V

LEST WE FORGET

Lieutenant Clive Lancelot GARLICK

From Australia serving in the South African Air Force

Service No: 209689V
Born: Coolgardie District WA, 1921
Enlisted in the SAAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 38 Squadron (RAF)
Died: Air Operations (No. 38 Squadron Wellington aircraft HZ603), Aegean Sea, 27 October 1943, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Albert J and Mary J Garlick; Husband of Rosamund G Garlick of Germiston, Transvaal, South Africa
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Column 277, Alamein Memorial, Egypt
Remembered: Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll

Wellington HZ603 of No. 38 Squadron took off from Nicosia at 1827 hours on 27 October 1943 to carry out an offensive operation in the Aegean Sea, and then return to Berka III. Nothing was heard from the aircraft after take off and it did not return to base. All crew members were killed.

The crew members of HZ603 were:

Warrant Officer Vernon Stewart Barnes (406324) (Wireless Operator Air Gunner)
Flight Sergeant Charles Donald Bernard Dubery (1289187) (RAFVR) (Pilot)
Lieutenant Clive Lancelot Garlick (209689V) (SAAF) (Second Pilot)
Sergeant Alfred Henry Haworth (979392) (RAFVR) (Air Gunner)
Warrant Officer Donald Arthur McCord (407560) (Wireless Operator Air Gunner)
Warrant Officer Alfred Byrne Slade (407651) (Wireless Operator Air Gunner)
Flying Officer Douglas Ralph Walton (139217) (RAFVR) (Navigator)

References:

Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/15/133
WA Register of Births, Deaths and Marriages On Line