MANSFIELD Keith Warren 406184

LEST WE FORGET

Sergeant Keith Warren MANSFIELD

Service No: 406184
Born: Perth WA, 26 July 1915
Enlisted in the RAAF: 12 September 1940
Unit: No. 208 Squadron (RAF), Gaza, Palestine
Died: Injuries from an Aircraft Accident (No. 208 Squadron Hurricane aircraft Z4354), Gaza, 14 November 1941, Aged 26 Years
Buried: Gaza War Cemetery, Israel
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Sydney George and Laurel Ann Mansfield; husband of Audrey Mabel Mansfield, of Windsor, Victoria, Australia.
Roll of Honour: Melbourne VIC
Remembered: Panel 126, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

At 1530 hours on 13th November 1941, Hurricane Z4354 crashed at Gaza Ridge, four miles north of the RAF Station, and the Pilot, Sergeant Keith Warren Mansfield (406184) was injured. He died of his injuries in the Gaza Ridge (2/1st) Australian General Hospital, on the 14th November 1941

References:

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 Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/142/244