William Morgan BARBOUR

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BARBOUR, William Morgan

Service Number: 414380
Enlisted: 14 September 1941, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 455 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Chinchilla, Queensland, 26 July 1922
Home Town: Chinchilla, Western Downs, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bank Clerk
Died: Killed in Action (flying battle), Frisian Islands (Germany), 6 July 1944, aged 21 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Runnymede (Air Forces) Memorial, Surrey, England - Panel 257
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Runnymede Air Forces Memorial
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World War 2 Service

14 Sep 1941: Involvement Leading Aircraftman, SN 414380, Aircrew Training Units, Empire Air Training Scheme
14 Sep 1941: Enlisted Brisbane, Queensland
6 Jul 1944: Involvement Flying Officer, SN 414380, No. 455 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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Biography

William Morgan BARBOUR was born on 26th July 1922 in Chinchilla, Queensland

His parents were Walter Colin BARBOUR and Phyllis Irene MORGAN

He had previous service from Aug. 1940 to Aug. 1941 as a Corporal in the 15th Battalion - he enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force on 14th September 1941

He died in a Flying Battle on 6th July 1944 off the Frisian Islands - Island of Juist, Normandy and is listed in the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, England - He was a Flying Officer with the 455 Squadron

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