Pilot Officer Stanley MacDonald WICKHAM

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 40773 (RAF)
Born: Location, Date unavailable
Enlisted in the RAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 615 Squadron (RAF), Vitry-en-Artois, France
Died: Aircraft Accident: (No. 615 Squadron Gladiator aircraft N5582), France, 18 December 1939, Age unavailable
Buried: Douai Communal Cemetery, Nord, France
CWGC Additional Information: No additional information
Roll of Honour: Unknown

Pilot Officer Wickham was from Sydney.

On 18 December 1939, Pilot Officer Wickham flying Gladiator N5582 was tasked to escort a leave boat from Boulogne. The aircraft stalled and crashed at St Inglevert and Pilot Officer Wickham was killed.


Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Franks, Norman L R, Royal Air Force Fighter Command Losses of the Second World War, Volume 1 Operational Losses: Aircraft and Crews 1939-1941, Midland Publishing UK, 1997
Newton, Dennis A Few of the Few: Australians and the Battle of Britain, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT 2600, 1990
Newton, Dennis First Impact, Banner Books, Maryborough QLD 4650, 1997

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