Pilot Officer Thomas Frederick GLEDHILL

Service No: 408838
Born: Tooborac VIC, 20 July 1917
Enlisted in the RAAF: 20 June 1941
Unit: No. 24 Squadron, Townsville, QLD
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 24 Squadron Wirraway aircraft A20-84), Townsville QLD, 26 June 1942, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Townsville War Cemetery, QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Robert Arthur and Esther Eva Gledhill; husband of Irene Pearl Gledhill, of Kew, Victoria.
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 102, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 1508 hours on 26 June 1942, Wirraway A20-84 crashed near Mount Louisa, about 3 kms from the RAAF Station, killing both crew members. The crew members were:

Pilot Officer Thomas Frederick Gledhill (408838) (Pilot)
Sergeant Clifford Roy Gould (210009) (Wireless Air Gunner)


Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A8945, 104


Wilson, S. (Stewart) Wirraway, Boomerang and CA-15 in Australian Service, Aerospace Publications Weston Creek ACT 2611, 1991

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