William John GILFILLAN

GILFILLAN, William John

Service Number: 442384
Enlisted: 1 January 1944
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 30 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: North Adelaide, SA, 7 December 1923
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Scotch College, Adelaide
Occupation: University Engineering student
Died: Flying Battle, Borneo, Malaysia Peninsula, 9 June 1945, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Labuan War Cemetery
B. C. 6, Labuan War Cemetery, Labuan, Malaysia
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, North Adelaide St Peters Presbyterian Church Roll of Honour WW2, Riverton & District High School Roll of Honor WW2, Riverton & District War Memorial Pool Memorial and Flagpole, Riverton RSL Hall Honour Roll, Tarlee War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

1 Jan 1944: Involvement Sergeant, 442384, No. 30 Squadron (RAAF), New Guinea - Huon Peninsula / Markham and Ramu Valley /Finisterre Ranges Campaigns
1 Jan 1944: Enlisted Adelaide
1 Jan 1944: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, 442384
Date unknown: Involvement

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A wonderful story of the life of William John (Bill)GILFILLAN has been written by his sister-in-law Anne and is provided as a document to the left of this field.