Wilfred Gordon BURROWS

BURROWS, Wilfred Gordon

Service Number: 411739
Enlisted: 25 May 1941
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: No. 12 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2 May 1917
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Flying Battle, North West Europe, 18 January 1943, aged 25 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Runnymede Memorial Englefield Green, Surrey, England Panel 190
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial, Runnymede Air Forces Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Pilot Officer, 411739
25 May 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, 411739, No. 12 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Wilfred Gordon BURROWS was born in Melbourne, Victoria on 2nd May, 1917

His parents were William BURROWS & Phyllis Mabel SHEPPARD who married in Victoria in 1915

He married Jean Ethel RADFORD in Sydney in 1940


His wife served in the RAAF (SN 97557) as Jean Mabel BURROWS and was discharged in 1946 (WAAF)