Flight Lieutenant Gordon BUCKLAND

Service No: 262751
Born: 6 December 1919, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAAF: Dare unavailable
Unit: No. 5 Aircraft Depot
Died: Natural Causes, Sydney NSW, 15 August 1943, Aged 23 Years
Cremated: Woronora Crematorium, Sutherland, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Harold James Buckland and Mary Melinda Buckland, of Wollongong. Bachelor of Dentistry
Roll of Honour: Wollongong NSW
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

While on leave on 15 August 1943, Flight Lieutenant Buckland, a Dental Officer, died suddenly while staying at Usher’s Hotel, Sydney.


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, 166/6/233
Trove: Illawarra Mercury, Friday 20 August 1943, Page 5

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