Noel Elford GIDDINGS


GIDDINGS, Noel Elford

Service Number: 416021
Enlisted: 3 March 1941, Adelaide
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Millicent, South Australia, 28 December 1916
Home Town: Millicent, Wattle Range, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Aircraft accident, West Sale, Victoria, Australia , 14 March 1942, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Springvale Garden of Remembrance & Crematorium, Victoria
Victorian Cremation Memorial
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bairnsdale Royal Australian Air Force Memorial, Iron Knob War Memorial, Millicent War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Mar 1941: Involvement Sergeant, SN 416021
3 Mar 1941: Enlisted Adelaide
3 Mar 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 416021
3 Mar 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 416021
Date unknown: Involvement
Date unknown: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 416021

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of William Arthur and Violet May Giddings of Millicent, SA

Sergeant Noel Elford Giddings 416021 was killed in the loss of Wirraway A20-404 of Number 1 Operational Training Unit, Sale while on a solo flight undergoing air combat practice - aircraft dived into Glen Maggie Weir