Pilot Officer William George NOLAN

Service No: 410009
Born: Benalla VIC, 25 January 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 7 November 1941
Unit: No. 10 Squadron (RAF), RAF Station Melbourne, Yorkshire
Died: Air Operations: (No. 10 Squadron Halifax aircraft JD364), North West Europe, 7 September 1943, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of David and Agnes Amelia Nolan, of Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Hawthorn VIC
Remembered: Panel 191, Runnymede Memorial, Surrey UK
Remembered: Panel 128, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 1923 hours on 6 September 1943, Halifax JD364 took off from Melbourne to attack Munich, Germany, and was lost without trace.

The crew members of JD364 were:

Sergeant Thomas Stanley Davies (1232668) (RAFVR) (Pilot)
Sergeant Brian Albert Fear (1316492) (RAFVR)
Sergeant Samuel Henry Hill (1331545) (RAFVR)
Pilot Officer Ian Mervyn Patterson Holmes (414866) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Pilot Officer Patrick Terence Murphy (157194) (RAFVR)
Pilot Officer William George Nolan (410009) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Sergeant Ronald Edward Tate (1146823) (RAFVR)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Chorley W R, Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War, Volume 4 Aircraft and Aircrew Losses 1943, Midland Counties Publications UK, 1996
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/30/27

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