Clement Ralph BUCKERIDGE

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BUCKERIDGE, Clement Ralph

Service Number: 414196
Enlisted: 17 August 1941, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 460 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Wilton, Wiltonshire United Kingdom , 10 April 1920
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenters Assistant
Died: Flying Battle, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 15 June 1943, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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 (WW2), SN 414196, Brisbane, Queensland
18 Aug 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 414196, Aircrew Training Units, Empire Air Training Scheme
15 Jun 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 414196, No. 460 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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Biography

Plane was Lancasster LV 160 of 640 Squadron. Aircarft was hit and a crew member was heard to say that they 'could not open escape hatch' and the plane exploded.

Rank - Flight Sergeant

Son of George Hewett Buckeridge and Grace Marion Buckeridge, of Bundamba, Queensland, Australia.