Arthur Henry BILTOFT

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BILTOFT, Arthur Henry

Service Number: 414192
Enlisted: 17 August 1941, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Warrant Officer
Last Unit: No. 576 Squadron (RAF)
Born: Mackay, Queensland, Australia, 11 June 1918
Home Town: Sarina, Mackay, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk/Book-keeper
Died: Flying Battle, Le Mans, France, 7 May 1944, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Bayeux War Cemetery, Normandy, France
Collective grave in Section XXIX Row H 21 - 26
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

17 Aug 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, SN 414192, Brisbane, Queensland
7 May 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer, SN 414192, No. 576 Squadron (RAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Lancaster ND783 of 576SQN RAF crashed near Le Mans, France killing:

Warrant Officer Arthur Henry Biltoft 414192 - son of Arthur and Josephine Tate Biltoft of Sarina, Queensland

Flight Sergeant Arthur Reginald Jackson 429953 - son of John Edward and Elizabeth Jackson of Hindmarsh, SA

Flight Sergeant John Wilbert McLeod 418296 - son of Walter Wilbert McLeod and Mary Christina McLeod of Bundoora, Victoria