BROWN, William Norman Waldron

Previous service 24th Heavy Battery A.G.A. Plane was a Lancaster ND753 which took off from Witchford U.K for target Dusseldorf, Germany. The aircraft was shot down by flak and crashed bursting into flames on impact with the ground at Unterbach, 7 km SE of Dusseldorf. Seven crew were lost.

Last Name
BROWN
Given Names
William Norman Waldron
Service Number
17786
Date of Birth
28/01/1912
Birth Location
Albany W.A
Enlistment Date
24/09/1940
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
12/11/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 32
Intake Date
12/11/1942
Kill or Discharge Date
23/04/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
115 SQN
Rank
Pilot Officer
Operations
Air ops. Target Dusseldorf Germany
Date of Death
23/04/1944
Age
32
Cemetery / Memorial
Reichswald Forest War Cemetery
Medals
AIr Gunners Badge 1939-43 Star & Ribbon
Notes

Previous service 24th Heavy Battery A.G.A. Plane was a Lancaster ND753 which took off from Witchford U.K for target Dusseldorf, Germany. The aircraft was shot down by flak and crashed bursting into flames on impact with the ground at Unterbach, 7 km SE of Dusseldorf. Seven crew were lost.

Posting on Death
115 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - BROWN William Norman Waldron - Service Number 17786  (ap_edited-1)
1WAGS - BROWN William Norman Waldron - Service Number 17786  (ap_edited-1)
1WAGS - BROWN William Norman Waldron - Service Number 17786  (edited-2)
1WAGS - BROWN William Norman Waldron - Service Number 17786  (roup_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

UBC Web DesignAustralian War MemorialCity of BallaratNational Archives of AustraliaRSL Virtual War MemorialDepartment of Veterans+39 Affairs