ARTHUR SAXON BALD
KILLED IN JAPANESE BOMBING RAID
ON DARWIN RAAF AIRFIELD, NT ON 4 MARCH 1942

 

Name: Arthur Saxon BALD

Age: 37 years

Date of Birth: 16-03-1904

Place of Birth: Camberwell - Victoria

Occupation: Serviceman - Australian Army ~ Married

Date of Death: 04-03-1942

Cause of Death: result of enemy bombing

Place of Death: Berrimah Hospital - N.T.

Date of Burial: 04-03-1942 & 02-07-1942

Places of Burial:     Berrimah Hospital Cemetery - Darwin - N.T. Plot C - Row A - Grave 10 
                               Berrimah War Cemetery - Darwin - N.T. Plot G - Row A - Grave 7 
                               Adelaide River War Cemetery - N.T.

Memorial: Panel 15 Australian War Memorial

C.W.G.C.: 1. In memory of - Arthur Saxon BALD - Bombardier - VX40498 - A.I.F. 2/14 Field Regt. - Royal Australian Artillery - who died on - Wednesday 4 March 1942 - age 37. 2. In memory of - Bombardier Arthur Saxon BALD - VX40498 - A.I.F. 2/14 Field Regt. - Royal Australian Artillery - who died - age 37 - on Wednesday 4 March 1942 - Bombardier BALD - son of George Robert and Rebecca Bald - husband of Elnore Elizabeth Bald - of Croydon Victoria - Remembered with Honour.

Extra Information: (George Robert Bald (F)) - (Rebecca Grieve (M)) - (Elnore Elizabeth Thornber (W)) - (m: c1933) - (children: Peter Geoffrey - May Elizabeth - Brian Arthur) - (Australian Army - VX40498 - Enlisted: 01-07-1940 - Place: Caulfield Vic - nok: Elnore Bald - Bombardier - 2/14 Field Regiment - Roll of Honour: Camberwell Vic)

Certificate Reference: (b: 1904 - 7745)

Sources: National Archives Roll of Honour Commonwealth War Graves Commission Nominal Roll WWII

 

Japanese bombing raid on Darwin RAAF airfield on 4 March 1942

 

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