Roll of Honour Gordon Clinton Beecraft

Service number S4409
Rank Able Seaman
Unit HMAS Matafele
Service Royal Australian Navy
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Conflict Eligibility Date Second World War, 1939-1947
Date of Death 18 June 1944 to 24 June 1944
Place of Death Coral Sea, Pacific Islands
Cause of Death Died at sea
Cemetery or Memorial Details Plymouth Naval Memorial, Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom
Source AWM146 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, Royal Australian Navy

Location on the Roll of Honour

Gordon Clinton Beecraft's name is located at panel 4 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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