Malcolm Hector WATSON

WATSON, Malcolm Hector

Service Number: 845
Enlisted: 4 March 1940, Enlisted at Parafield, SA
Last Rank: Warrant Officer
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Mount Gambier, SA, 3 March 1913
Home Town: Mount Gambier, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Manager
Died: Flying Battle, Mersa Matrah area, Middle East, 22 November 1941, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya
Plot 15, Row F, Grave 5 Headstone inscription reads: His duty nobly done Roll of Honour - Mount Gambier, Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Darnah province, Libya
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Brisbane No 3 Squadron Roll of Honour, Bute District Council WW2 Roll of Honor, Bute War Memorial Garden
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World War 2 Service

4 Mar 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer, 845, Enlisted at Parafield, SA
4 Mar 1940: Enlisted Parafield

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Alexander Malcolm Watson and Annie (nee Yates) Watson; brother of Jessie Margaret Watson, John Alexander Watson and Jean Watson

Plane invovled was Tomahawk AK 510 lost near Mersa Matrah, Libya