William DILLON

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DILLON, William

Service Numbers: V327870, 401559
Enlisted: 3 January 1940, Eligible males were drafted into the Militia for Home Service only, Many voluntarily transferred to the2nd AIF or to the RAAF for overseas service
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 460 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Ballarat Victoria , 31 August 1918
Home Town: Essendon, Moonee Valley, Victoria
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Flying Battle, Germany, 28 August 1942, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Runnymede Memorial (Air Forces) Surrey United Kingdom - Panel 109
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Runnymede Air Forces Memorial

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World War 2 Service

3 Jan 1940: Enlisted Private, SN V327870, 58th/59th Infantry Battalion AMF, Eligible males were drafted into the Militia for Home Service only, Many voluntarily transferred to the2nd AIF or to the RAAF for overseas service
1 Mar 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 401559, Aircrew Training Units
2 Mar 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 401559, Aircrew Training Units, Empire Air Training Scheme
28 Aug 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 401559, No. 460 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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