John Endacott Goddard VK6JG
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Goddard was born on 23 October 1914 in the rural community of Wickepin, Western Australia
Goddard became a radio amateur with callsign VK6JG
Enlistment in the RAAF
Goddard enlisted in 1941 in Perth. He was sent to north Africa,
joining 454 Squadron.
A plan was hatched to displace the Germans from Crete. The island was
Baltimore IIIa AG869
Goddard was the aerial gunner
Squadron 454's darkest day
Five out of eight aircraft were lost on 23 July 1943. Goddard perished
Goddard's grave is on the island of Crete. Some of Goddard's service files are now digitized in the National Archives of Australia, they can be located with his service number 406692