GONSALVES – F.W.A.

605687 – F.W.A. Gonsalves – Br. Guiana – attested 24.9.43 – Sgt. Air Gunner – #2 RC 5.12.44 – UK 24.12.44

[Source: NA AIR 2/6876]

2 additions to “GONSALVES – F.W.A.”

  1. Jerome Lee adds:

    Son of Mr & Mrs Diego Gonsalves of Charlestown Saw Mills Ltd. source Trinidad Guardian:10 Oct ’43

  2. Jerome Lee adds:

    GONSALVES, FRANK WINSTON Initials: F W Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Flight Sergeant Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Unit Text: 356 Sqdn. Age: 28 Date of Death: 18/08/1945 Service No: 605687 Additional information: Son of Deogo Aloysius and Anita Marie Louise Gonsalves, of Georgetown, British Guiana. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 450. Memorial: SINGAPORE MEMORIAL. source: cwgc. Additional info courtesy CXX, ww2chat.com:- 18 Aug 45 356 Sqn Liberator VI KH218. The aircraft was engaged on a special duties sortie at night. The crew broadcast a ‘Mayday’ message stating that they were ditching and gave their position. A subsequent search found no trace of the aircraft or its crew. source; The Price of Peace – Cummings.

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