GOULD Clifford Roy 210009

LEST WE FORGET

Sergeant Clifford Roy GOULD

Service No: 210009
Born: Fremantle WA, 9 November 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 25 September 1939
Unit: No. 24 Squadron, Townsville, QLD
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 24 Squadron Wirraway aircraft A20-84), Townsville QLD, 26 June 1942, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Townsville War Cemetery, QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. O. V. Gould, of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 102, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

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)

References:

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

Bibliography:

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