Flying Officer Donald Zalva PILE

Service No: 408511
Born: Melbourne VIC, 24 July 1916
Enlisted in the RAAF: 26v April 1941
Unit: No. 63 Squadron (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 63 Squadron Mustang aircraft AG575), Scotland, 26 October 1943, Aged 27 Years
Buried: Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery, Edinburgh, Scotland
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John Aitken Pile and Olive Muriel Pile, of Camberwell, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Camberwell VIC
Remembered: Panel 128, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

While flying in cloud at 1450 hours on 26 October 1943 Mustang AG575 flown by Flying Officer Pile hit Dochrie Hill, Forgandenny, which is about 11 miles south south-west of Perth.


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, 166/32/223

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