William George MCCRACKEN


MCCRACKEN, William George

Service Number: 36157
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Service, Germany, 30 October 1939, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Pilot Officer, SN 36157

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of William Gracen McCracken and Lillian McCracken of St. Kilda, Victoria


Pilot Officer McCracken 36157 RAF was killed in the loss of RAF 139SQN Blenheim N6234 near Meppen, Emsland district of Lower Saxony in Germany - also killed were Sergeant Stanley Robert Mitchell (Observer, Service Number 580376) and Aircraftman 1st Class Robert Boaler Smith (Wireless Op/Air Gunner, Service Number 526371)