Flight Sergeant Kenneth GOULDER MID

Service No: 403693
Born: Pymble NSW, 9 April 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 2 March 1941
Awarded the Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
Unit: No. 3 Squadron
Died: Air Operations: (No. 3 Squadron Kittyhawk aircraft FS423), Sicily, 8 August 1943, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Frederick Clayson Goulder and Bertha May Goulder, of Campsie, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 11, Column 2, Malta Memorial, Malta
Remembered: Panel 98, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 8August 1943, Kittyhawk FS423 one of a formation of 12 aircraft engaged in strafing the road from Giardini to Catania, Sicily, just south of Mt Etna. Intense anti-aircraft fire was encountered from the surrounding hills and FS423 was seen to receive a direct hit and crash, killing Flight Sergeant Goulder.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/16/149

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