Aircraftman Class I William Thomas SMALL

Service No: 75129
Born: Townsville QLD, 23 November 1916
Enlisted in the RAAF: 14 April 1942
Unit: No. 1 Wireless Air Gunners School
Died: Illness, Ballarat VIC, 13 July 1942, Aged 25 Years
Buried: Ballarat (New) General Cemetery VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John Patrick and Mary Anne Small; husband of Florence Annie Small, of Bowen, Queensland
Roll of Honour: Bowen QLD
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 2 July 1942, Aircraftman Class I Small, a Trainee Wireless Telegraph Operator, was admitted to the Ballarat Base Hospital seriously ill with pulmonary embolism following an appendectomy and he died on 13 July 1942.


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, 163/162/400

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