LEST WE FORGET

Pilot Officer William Clive SALMOND

Service No: 411668
Born: Stroud Road NSW, 14 July 1914
Enlisted in the RAAF: 24 May 1941
Unit: No. 489 Squadron (RNZAF)
Died: Air Operations: (No. 489 Squadron Hampden aircraft AN123), North West Europe, 23 January 1943, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of James Cecil and Elsie May Salmond; husband of Mary Beatrice Salmond, of Croydon, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Sydney NSW
Remembered: Panel 191, Runnymede Memorial, Surrey UK
Remembered: Panel 133, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

Pilot Officer Salmond, a pilot, was reported missing on air operations in Hampden AN123 on 23 January 1943. The crew members were:

Flight Sergeant Alfred George Greenwood Brown (R/92108) (RCAF) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Flight Sergeant James Maguire (R/106115) (RCAF) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Pilot Officer William Clive Salmond (411668) (Pilot)
Sergeant John Henry Sheppard (1286391) (RAFVR) (Observer)

References:

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 A9300, SALMOND W C