Wireless Operator, 460 (Australian) Squadron
Service number 1393901
Died 24 February 1944
Buried Durnbach War Cemetery, Germany
‘IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR DEAR SON. GOD REST HIS SOUL IN EVERLASTING PEACE’
Maurice was born on 11 July 1921 in Holborn, London to Russian born Harry and Anna nee Stiers. His father worked as a hairdresser at the Imperial Hotel in Russell Square, London and served in WW1 in France in the 9th Russian Labour Corps.
Harry and Anna’s marriage certificate has been ordered to obtain information on Maurice’s family.
Maurice was the wireless operator on Lancaster LM315 which departed from RAF Binbrook on a night operation to Schweinfurt. The aircraft crashed, reason unknown. All crew were killed.
F/E, Sgt Donald John Halke
W/Op A/G, Sgt Maurice Goldman
Pilot, Flt Sgt Ronald Yates
A/G, Sgt Norman Henry Lerigo
Nav, Flt Sgt Frank Lloyd
Sgt Charles Willis
A/G, Sgt Frank Woodward
The CWGC have advised that Maurice’s mother requested a cross on his headstone for reasons unknown.