William Edmund ("Billie") MALONEY

MALONEY, William Edmund

Service Number: 414715
Enlisted: 8 November 1941
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Clifton, Queensland, Australia, 25 July 1921
Home Town: Toowoomba, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Tannery Worker
Died: Murdered (Prisoner of War), Germany, 16 September 1944, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany
Plot: 7 Row: F Grave No: 18, Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Toowoomba Roll of Honour WW2, Toowoomba WW2 Roll of Honour Book, Toowoomba War Memorial (Mothers' Memorial)
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Pilot Officer, 414715
8 Nov 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, 414715


Warwick Daily News (Qld. : 1919 -1954)
Wed 26 Sep 1945
Page 4

MELBOURNE: The latest
RAAF casualty list contains the
following' Queenslanders:
Overseas.- Killed In air operations:
P.O W. E. Maloney, Toowoomba.

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Pilot Officer William Edmund Maloney 414715 of 80 Squadron RAF was shot down in Hawker Tempest EJ662 and crash-landed near Arnhem, Holland - he was taken prisoner but was murdered by his captors