Douglas Graham GARDE


GARDE, Douglas Graham

Service Numbers: 403680, 426079
Enlisted: 23 May 1942, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 467 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Toowoomba, Queensland, 5 October 1920
Home Town: Toowoomba, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: North State School, Toowoomba Grammar School and Queensland University
Occupation: School Teacher
Died: Killed in Action (flying battle), Netherlands, 22 May 1944, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Netherlands
Plot 8 Row E Grave No. 8 , Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial, Toowoomba Grammar School WW2 Honour Board, Toowoomba Roll of Honour WW2, Toowoomba WW2 Roll of Honour Book, Toowoomba War Memorial (Mothers' Memorial)
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN 403680
23 May 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 426079, Brisbane, Queensland
23 May 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 426079
22 May 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 426079, No. 467 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of William Ivers Garde and Eileen Grahame Garde, of Toowong, Queensland, Australia. B.A.