Flight Lieutenant William de Burgh PERCEVAL

Commanding Officer, No. 329 Radar Station

Service No: 252207
Born: Swanage Dorset UK, 21 November 1904
Enlisted in RAAF: date unavailable
Commanding Officer, No. 329 Radar Station, Warriearran WA, 22 June 1943 – 7 January 1944
Died: Illness, Port Hedland WA, 7 January 1944, Aged 39 Years
Buried: Geraldton War Cemetery WA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Edith De Burgh Perceval, husband of Dorothea De Burgh Perceval, of South Yarra, Victoria.
Roll of Honour: Melbourne VIC
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

Flight Lieutenant W. deB. Perceval collapsed and died on duty. Body taken to Port Hedland.

No. 329 Radar Station Operations Record Book A50 Entry dated 7 January 1944

Funeral of the late Flight Lieutenant W. deB. Perceval.

No. 329 Radar Station Operations Record Book A50 Entry dated 8 January 1944


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
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9300, Perceval W D


RAAF Historical Section, Units of the Royal Australian Air Force: A Concise History Volume 5 Radar Units, Australian Government Publishing Service, 1995 – No. 329 Radar Station

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