William John FALAHEY


FALAHEY, William John

Service Number: 51407
Enlisted: 26 February 1942
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: No. 1 Aircraft Performance Unit
Born: Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, 5 December 1911
Home Town: Gardenvale, Glen Eira, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Aircraft accident, Whittlesea, Victoria, Australia, 25 May 1944, aged 32 years
Cemetery: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Corporal, SN 51407
26 Feb 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, No. 1 Aircraft Performance Unit

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Frederick Daniel and Isabella May Falahey

Husband of Jean Falahey of Elsternwick, Victoria


RAAF Vultee Vengeance aircraft A27-92 from Number 1 Aircraft Performance Unit Laverton crashed near Whittlesea, Victoria (Vultee Vengeance aircraft A27-49 was also lost on this mission) - both crewmen were killed:

Corporal William John Falahey 51407

Flight Sergeant Roy John Hall 426002