LEST WE FORGET

Squadron Leader William Henry Gregory GEAKE AM

Service No: 261585
Born: 23 February 1891, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAAF: Date unavailable
Unit: RAAF Headquarters, Melbourne VIC
Awarded the Albert Medal (AM), 22 November 1918 (Citation Title: AIF – Live saving after a fire in an explosives factory)
Died: Illness, Concord West NSW, 14 March 1944, Aged 54 Years
Buried: Sydney War Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John Venning Sandercock Geake and Sarah Anne Geake; husband of Sybilla Isabella Charlotte Geake, of Killara
Roll of Honour: Ku-Ring-Gai NSW
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Hornsby District War Memorial, Hornsby NSW

On 14 March 1944, Squadron Leader Geake (Administrative and Special Duties), died of an illness at No. 3 RAAF Hospital, Concord West, Sydney.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/15/202
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line