Born: 1924, West Ham, Essex.

Died: 20th January 1944; age: 20.

Rank: Sergeant/Air Gunner; Service Number: 1867645.

Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 10 Squadron.


Grave Reference:

Berlin 1939 – 1945 War Cemetery,





Relatives Notified & Address: Son of  John & Myfanwy Gildare, of Scarborough, Western Australia.


Father: John Gildare, born 1895.

Mother: Myfanwy Gildare (nee Thomas), born 1896, Neath, Glamorgan, Wales.




On the 30th May 1952, Anthony’s parents, John, 57, a driver and Myfanywy, 56 and his 17 year old sister, Jean P. Gildare, of 82, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich, immigrated to Fremantle, Australia. They departed from the Port of Liverpool and sailed on the ‘Dorsetshire’ of the Orient Line. They were to join Anthony’s 22 year old, brother, William Patrick Gildare, a Police Cadet, who had immigrated in May 1951. In August 1953, Anthony’s 22 year old, brother Richard Owen Gildare, of The Hermitage, Undercliff Road, East, Felixstowe sailed to Australia to join his family.

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