William Stuart WILSON

Poppy

WILSON, William Stuart

Service Numbers: 420094, N75366
Enlisted: 15 June 1940
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Woollahra, NSW, 3 December 1917
Home Town: Woollahra, Woollahra, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Prisoner of War, Germany, 17 November 1943, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Rheinberg War Cemetery, Germany
Rheinberg War Cemetery, Rheinberg, Germany
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial
Show Relationships

World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flying Officer, SN 420094
15 Jun 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN N75366
10 Oct 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 420094
Date unknown: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 420094

Help us honour William Stuart Wilson's service by contributing information, stories, and images so that they can be preserved for future generations.

Biography contributed by David Barlow

Flying Officer William Stewart Wilson 420094 RAAF was injured in the loss of Halifax DK247 of 76SQN RAF on the night of 3/4th October 1943, detailed to bomb Kassel, Germany - he was the only RAAF member on board.