Pilot Officer William Henry MILLINGTON DFC

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 42720 (RAF)
Born: Date, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 249 Squadron (RAF), RAF Station North Weald, Kent
Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Died: Air Operations (No. 249 Squadron Hurricane I aircraft V7536), English Channel, 30 October 1940, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William Henry and Elizabeth Hay Millington, of Edwardstown, South Australia
Roll of Honour:
Remembered: Panel 9, Runnymede Memorial, Surrey UK
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra
Remembered: Battle of Britain Memorial, Westminster Abbey, London UK

At 1300 hours on 30 October 1940, Pilot Officer Millington was shot down in combat over the English Channel.


Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Franks, Norman L R Royal Air Force Fighter Command Losses of the Second World war Volume 1 Operational Losses: Aircraft and Crews 1939-1941, Midland Publishing Leicester UK, 1997

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