Flying Officer Arthur Milford TINDALE

Service No: 406605
Born: Guildford WA, 27 December 1910
Enlisted in the RAAF: 3 February 1941
Unit: No. 267 Squadron (RAF), Bari, Italy
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 24 Squadron (RAF) Hudson aircraft FH460), Buckinghamshire, 4 August 1944, Aged 33 Years
Buried: Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey UK
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John Henry and Caroline Louisa Tindale, of Guildford, Western Australia; husband of Edna Mary Isabelle Tindale, of Hollywood, Western Australia
Roll of Honour: Guildford WA
Remembered: Panel 131, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

At the end of an eight hour flight from the Mediterranean to RAF Station Hendon on 4 August 1944, Hudson FH460 flew into high ground at Coombe Hill, near Wendover, Buckinghamshire in poor visibility and the six on board were killed.

The following Members were on board:

Flight Lieutenant Robert William Hardcastle (42308) (RAF) (Pilot) No. 24 Squadron RAF
Flight Sergeant Leonard James Reason (362686) (RAF) No. 24 Squadron RAF
Flight Lieutenant George Frederick Roberts (45256) (RAFVR) (Pilot) No. 24 Squadron RAF
Flying Officer Edward John Smith (136043) (RAFVR) (Pilot) No. 24 Squadron RAF
Flying Officer Arthur Milford Tindale (406605) (Navigator)
Leading Aircraftman Ronald Joseph Walter  (541901) (RAF) No. 24 Squadron RAF


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 A9300, TINDALE A M
On Line Sources


Gaston, Bruce DFC (406646), Harry Horner DFC OAM (406595), Raymond Storer (406666) (Editors), Aircrew for the Duration: of and by members of RAAF EATS Courses 10, 11, 12 & 13, Gaston Horner and Storer, Nedlands WA, 1990

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