LEST WE FORGET

Corporal Wilfred Kenneth DARBY

Service No: 11241
Born: Hubli India, 1 October 1911
Enlisted in the RAAF: 24 July 1940 (at Melbourne VIC)
Operational Unit: No. 10 Squadron
Unit at Discharge: No. 2 RAAF Hospital
Discharged from the RAAF: 19 March 1945
Died: 6 December 1946
Buried: Booroondara General Cemetery VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of George and Gladys Enid Darby; husband of Clytie Verna Darby, of Surrey Hills
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 99, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Rathmines Memorial Bowling Club, Rathmines NSW

Brother of Leading Aircraftman Victor Vernon Darby (418354)

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll A9301, 11241
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

Bibliography:

Ashworth, N. (Norman) The ANZAC Squadron: A history of No. 461 Squadron RAAF 1942-5, Hesperian Press Victoria Park WA 6100, 1994
Baff, K.C (Kevin), Maritime is Number Ten, K.C. Baff Netley SA, 1983
Joubert, P.B. (Sir Phillip Bennet) Birds and Fishes: the story of Coastal Command, Hutchinson and Company London, 1960
Southall, I.F. (Ivan Francis) (418900) They Shall Not Pass Unseen, Angus and Robertson Sydney NSW, 1956
Wilson, S. (Stewart) Anson, Hudson and Sunderland in Australian Service, Aerospace Publications Weston Creek ACT 2611, 1992