LEST WE FORGET

Sergeant Gordon James GOULD

Service No: 1785
Born: Ballarat VIC, 4 July 1913
Enlisted in the RAAF: 25 March 1935 (at RAAF Station Laverton VIC)
Unit: No. 10 Squadron, RAF Station Pembroke Dock, Wales
Died: Air Raid: Pembroke Dock, 11 August 1941, Aged 27 Years
Buried: Pembroke Dock (Llanion) Cemetery, Wales
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Frederick James Gould and Maude Elizabeth Gould of Alphington, Victoria, Australia; husband of Doris Gould, of Bairnsdale, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Heidelberg VIC
Remembered: Panel 99, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Rathmines Memorial Bowling Club, Rathmines NSW

Brother of Warrant Officer Ian Frederick Gould (410657)

On 11 August 1941, Sergeant Gould, a Wireless Telegraph and Electrical Mechanic, was killed during an air raid on Pembroke Dock.

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, 163/118/165
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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