Adrian Grey WILSON


WILSON, Adrian Grey

Service Number: 416310
Enlisted: 23 May 1941, Enlisted in Melbourne
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Emmaville, New South Wales, 6 March 1918
Home Town: Brighton, Bayside, Victoria
Schooling: Brighton Grammar, Melbourne Grammar, Melbourne Technical College
Occupation: MIne Engineer
Died: Flying Battle, Netherlands, 25 January 1943, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery
Row D, Grave 26
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sergeant, SN 416310
23 May 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 416310, Enlisted in Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Pilot of plane Boston W8354 was on operations over Flushing when it came under attack by German fighters and had the tail portion blow away and then crashed

School subjects passed - English, French, History, Chemistry, Physics

1934 Melbourne University - passed English, Physics, Maths 1 &11

Attained Diploma of Mining Engineering at the Melbourne Technical College

Sports played - tennis, swimming

16 November 1940 - joined the Reserve at Broken Hill

13 November 1941 - embarked for Canada and UK from Sydney