William Victor Bryan WINCHESTER

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WINCHESTER, William Victor Bryan

Service Number: 409265
Enlisted: 20 July 1941, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: East Maitland, New South Wales, 12 June 1918
Home Town: East Maitland, Maitland Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Tenambit Public School; Maitland Boys High School
Occupation: School Teacher
Died: Flying Battle, France, 12 August 1943, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flight Sergeant, SN 409265
20 Jul 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 409265, Enlisted at Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Taught at Albury Grammar School

24 August 1942 - Embarked at Sydney for UK

Plane was Wellington LN442 crashed in France

Medals: 1939-45 Star, Aircrew Europe Medal, Defence Medal

At school William passed Maths 11, English, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, History. Failed Maths1 and French

Sports played: Golf, Swimming, Tennis, Football, Cricket

Parents address was 139 High Street, East Maitland, NSW. Father was a Surveyor