Walter William (Wally) FOY

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FOY, Walter William

Service Number: 29904
Enlisted: 12 February 1941
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 625 Squadron (RAF)
Born: Perth, Western Australia, 5 June 1919
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Station Hand
Died: Killed in Action (flying battle), Belgium (shot down over Cologne, Germany), 2 March 1945, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial
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World War 2 Service

12 Feb 1941: Involvement Flight Sergeant, SN 29904
12 Feb 1941: Enlisted Perth, Western Australia
12 Feb 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 29904
2 Mar 1945: Involvement Flight Sergeant, SN 29904, No. 625 Squadron (RAF)

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Cemetery details: Hotton War Cemetery, Hotton, Wallonie, Belgium

 

"FOY, Walter William (Flt-Sgt. RAAF). -In fond remembrance of Wally, believed to have lost his life in air operations, March 2, 1945. Inserted by his Pal, Vic Wood, and family. Remembered always by those left behind. Vale, Wally.

FOY, W. W. (F/Sgt. RAAF).- A proud tribute to the fond memory of a gallant Lad, who lost his life in air operations over Cologne, March 2, 1945; lifelong friend of our Jim. Inserted by Mr and Mrs Maddison.

FOY, Walter William (F/Sgt, RAAF). -In loving memory of Bill, shot down in operations over Cologne, March 2. 1945. Ever remembered by Mr and Mrs Len Legg and family (Cunderdin). At the going down of the sun, and in the morning we will remember him." - from the West Australian 13 Jul 1945 (nla.gov.au)

 

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