Roll of Honour Neil Francis Dallaway McGladrigan

Service number 426895
Rank Flight Sergeant
Unit No. 57 Squadron (RAF)
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Conflict Eligibility Date Second World War, 1939-1947
Date of Death 10 December 1944
Place of Death Germany
Cause of Death Murdered
Place of Association Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Hannover War Cemetery, Hannover, Germany
Source AWM148 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, Air Force
Notes Flight Sergeant McGladrigan was one of three crew members who survived the crash of their Lancaster during a mission against Giessen, Germany on 6 December 1944. Captured by local civilians, Flt Sgt McGladrigan was shot by local police near Gladenbach, Germany on 10 December 1944

Location on the Roll of Honour

Neil Francis Dallaway McGladrigan's name is located at panel 126 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Personal Service Records

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War Graves

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Roll of Honour name projection

Neil Francis Dallaway McGladrigan's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Sun 02 July 2023 at 8:30pm
  • Wed 06 September 2023 at 2:38am
  • Sat 09 December 2023 at 10:15pm
  • Fri 08 March 2024 at 2:28am

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.