Peter Charles-Herbert GOLDIE


GOLDIE, Peter Charles-Herbert

Service Number: 406450
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: London, England, 20 August 1921
Home Town: Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, North Sea, off the coast of France, 9 January 1942, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Crozon Communal Cemetery, Crozon, Brittany, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sergeant, SN 406450

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Manchester L7322 of 207SQN RAF was part of a bombing mission against German shipping at the port of Brest, including the German Navy Kriegsmarine capital ships (battleship or battlecruiser) Scharnhorst and Gneisenau

After completing the bombing run the aircraft crashed into the North Sea off the French coast near Crozon, Finistere, France with all crew killed:

Seymour, William Rex (Sergeant) 407808 RAAF (body washed ashore, buried in France)

Goldie, Peter Charles Herbert (Sergeant) 406450 RAAF (body washed ashore, buried in France)

Toohill, Noel Messines (Sergeant) 404786 RAAF (body not recovered - commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

Bayley, George Reginald (Flying Officer) RAF 88024

Griffiths, Richard Vivian (Sergeant) RAF 1180830

Harris, Alexander Gordon (Sergeant) RAF 920869

Jones, John Elias DFM (Sergeant) RAF 551817