William Ross BLAIN

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BLAIN, William Ross

Service Number: 432648
Enlisted: 5 January 1943, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 7 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Warrnambool, Victoria, 13 March 1920
Home Town: Terang, Corangamite, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental, Arafura Sea, Cape York, Queensland, 13 June 1944, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Sydney Memorial (within Sydney War Cemetery)
No known grave; At Sea; Panel 5; Roll of Honour, Terang, Victoria.
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flying Officer, SN 432648
5 Jan 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 432648, No. 7 Squadron (RAAF)
5 Jan 1943: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 432648, No. 7 Squadron (RAAF), Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Biography

Plane was Beaufort A9-220

Rank - Flying Officer

Also served in the militia

Son of Leslie Sydney and Daisie Blain, of Terang, Victoria.