Henry Harrington GAUNT

Poppy

GAUNT, Henry Harrington

Service Number: 406899
Enlisted: 21 May 1941
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 31 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Albany, Western Australia, 1 March 1920
Home Town: Kojonup, Kojonup, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Northern Territory, 21 November 1943, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Panel 9
Memorials: Adelaide River Northern Territory Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Jingalup War Memorial, Kojonup RSL War Memorial
Show Relationships

World War 2 Service

21 May 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, No. 31 Squadron (RAAF)
21 Nov 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 406899, No. 31 Squadron (RAAF), Air War SW Pacific 1941-45

Help us honour Henry Harrington Gaunt's service by contributing information, stories, and images so that they can be preserved for future generations.

Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Sydney Harrington Gaunt and Mary Howell Gaunt

Husband of Lesley Andree Gaunt of Kojonup, Western Australia

 

RAAF Beaufighter aircraft A19-145 of 31 Squadron crashed at Junction Bay, NT killing both crewmen:

Flight Sergeant Henry Harrington Gaunt 406899 who is commemorated on the Northern Territory Memorial to the Missing

Pilot Officer Trevor John Jones 425671 who is buried in Adelaide River War Cemetery, NT