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Flying Officer David Taylor GALT (400976) of the Royal Australian Air Force


Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Sunderland III DV968
 

Death of Death 1943-08-13 Age : 28 years.

Served in 461 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Panel 187. at Runnymede Memorial, United Kingdom (Map)

More Details: SON OF DAVID TAYLOR GALT AND MARTHA JANE GALT, OF GLEN IRIS, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA; HUSBAND OF ELSIE GALT, OF MIDDLE BRIGHTON, VICTORIA.

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Awards for David Taylor GALT 400976

DateAwardRankName (Number)UnitRibbon
1943-02-09DFCPlt OffrDavid Taylor GALT (400976)460 Sqdn RAAF
Pilot Officer David Taylor GALT (Aus. 400976), Royal Australian Air Force, No. 460 (R.A.A.F.) Squadron. This officer displayed great gallantry, coolness, and presence of mind in hazardous circumstances when his aircraft was hit and set on fire by antiaircraft gunfire. London Gazette No. 35894, Dated 1943-02-09

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date: 13 Aug 43 Aircraft: Sunderland III DV968 Unit 461 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location ,
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SourceCoastal Command and Fleet Air Arm Losses Forum
Aircrew details
Date: 13 Aug 43 Aircraft: Sunderland III DV968 Unit 461 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , Bay of Biscay
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SourceHenk Welting's Database
Aircrew details
Recorded in CWGC
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerWilbur James DOWLING (400788) Sunderland III DV968   1943-08-13461 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantAlfred Eric FULLER (576061) Sunderland III DV968   1943-08-13461 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerDavid Taylor GALT (400976) Sunderland III DV968   1943-08-13461 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Warrant OfficerRay Marston GOODE (407499) Sunderland III DV968   1943-08-13461 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerJames Charles GRAINGER (400411) Sunderland III DV968   1943-08-13461 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantAlbert LANE (414701) Sunderland III DV968   1943-08-13461 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantCharles Douglas Leslie LONGSON (415338) Sunderland III DV968   1943-08-13461 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Warrant OfficerHarold Arthur MILLER (405083) Sunderland III DV968   1943-08-13461 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight LieutenantKenneth Mcdonald SIMPSON (403778) Sunderland III DV968   1943-08-13461 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantPhillip Kelvin TURNER (26697) Sunderland III DV968   1943-08-13461 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantLouis Stanley WATSON (26588) Sunderland III DV968   1943-08-13461 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial

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