Sergeant Gordon George SEXTON

Service No: 426692
Born: Brisbane QLD, 18 December 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 18 July 1942
Unit: No. 1 Operational Training Unit, East Sale VIC
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 1 Operational Training Unit Beaufort aircraft A9-409), near Yarram VIC, 7 October 1943, Aged 18 Years
Buried: Sale War cemetery, VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Norman Charles Robert and Jessie Pearl Sexton, of Brisbane, Queensland.
Roll of Honour: Brisbane QLD
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 7 October 1943, A9-409 crashed into the sea just east of Woodside Beach. The cause of the accident is unknown.

The crew members of A9-409 were:

Sergeant Ronald Francis Butler (426529) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Flight Sergeant William John Rogers (427150) (Navigator)
Sergeant Gordon George Sexton (426692) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Sergeant Laurence William Smith (425769) (Pilot)


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 A9845, 256

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