LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman John James GOLDING

Service No: 6674
Born: New Lambton NSW, 4 May 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 18 December 1939
Unit: No. 10 Squadron
Died: Air Raid: London, 16 April 1941, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Walter James Golding and Margaret Gwendoline Golding, of Richmond, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Richmond NSW
Remembered: Panel 99, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Rathmines Memorial Bowling Club, Rathmines NSW

On 16 April 1941, Leading Aircraftman Golding, an Air Gunner, was killed as a result of enemy action when on leave in London.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/118/133
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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