William Alexander ROBERTSON


ROBERTSON, William Alexander

Service Number: 2746
Enlisted: 20 February 1916
Last Rank: Group Captain
Last Unit: Airforce Headquarters
Born: Albert Park, Victoria, Australia, 13 March 1896
Home Town: Albert Park, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Albert Park State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Chief engineer of the State Rivers and Water Supply Commission of Victoria
Died: Illness, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia, 12 October 1943, aged 47 years
Cemetery: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

20 Feb 1916: Enlisted Captain, 1 Administration Wing

World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Group Captain, SN 2746
7 Dec 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Airforce Headquarters

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of John Alexander and Charlotte Emily Robertson 

Husband of Evelyn Ruth Robertson of Kew, Victoria 

Civil qualifications: M.C.E., M.I.C.E., M.I.E. (Australia)


Group Captain Robertson 2746 of Air Force Headquarters died at Number 6 RAAF Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria


He served during WW1 as a Captain with the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) / Australian Flying Corps (AFC)