Leading Aircraftman Kenneth Lewis GORDON

Service No: 140854
Born: Alberton SA, 21 April 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 27 July 1943
Unit: No. 452 Squadron, Tarakan, Borneo
Died: Injuries (from Ground Accident on 17 July 1945), Tarakan, 18 July 1945, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Labuan War Cemetery, Malaysia
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Cyril Herbert and Hilda Walker Gordon, of Alberton, South Australia.
Roll of Honour: Adelaide SA
Remembered: Panel 105, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

On 17 July 1945, Leading aircraftman Gordon, an Armourer, suffered extensive bums when a pressurized burner he was using exploded. He died on 18 July 1945.


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, 166/1/6/710


Wilson, S. (Stewart) Spitfire, Mustang and Kittyhawk in Australian Service, Aerospace Publications Weston Creek ACT 2611, 1988

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