William James MORCOMBE

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MORCOMBE, William James

Service Number: 415264
Enlisted: 17 August 1941
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: No. 622 Squadron (RAF)
Born: Ceduna, SA, 10 January 1923
Home Town: Armadale, Armadale, Western Australia
Schooling: Waddy Well State School, Wesley College South Perth, Muresk Agricultural College
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, France, 18 November 1943, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Lachalade Churchyard
Collective Grave 2 - 4 Headstone Inscription "SO DEARLY LOVED", Lachalade Churchyard, Lachalade, Lorraine, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Carnamah War Memorial, Coorow Honour Roll, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial, Murray Bridge 622 Squadron Honour Board, South Perth Wesley College Lynch Gate
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World War 2 Service

17 Aug 1941: Involvement Pilot Officer, SN 415264
17 Aug 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 415264, No. 622 Squadron (RAF), Perth, WA
17 Aug 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 415264

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Philip Thomas and Stella Alison MORCOMBE, of Armadale, Western Australia