Lieutenant Wilfred Graham SALMON

From Australia serving in the Royal Flying Corps

Service No: 6413 (Australian Army)
Born: Ballarat VIC, September 1894
Enlisted in the Army: 12 July 1915
Unit: 63rd Training Squadron, Royal Flying Corps, Joyce Green, Kent
Died: Air Operations, England, 7 July 1917, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Dartford (Watling Street) Cemetery, Kent
CWGC Additional Information: Son of the late Dr. H. R. Salmon and Alice Jane Salmon, of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 9 November 1916, Lieutenant Salmon resigned from the Australian Army and accepted a Commission in the British Army.

On 7 July 1917, Lieutenant Salmon, flying Sopwith Pup aircraft A6230, was fatally wounded during aerial combat over Kent with an intruding two-seater aircraft.


Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record B2455, SALMON WILFRED GRAHAM
National Archives UK RAF Casualty Card 284530, 248807

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