Joseph Henry WILLMOT

Male 1923 - 1980  (56 years)


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  • Name Joseph Henry WILLMOT 
    Born 11 Sep 1923  Moree, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Jun 1980  St.Marys, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref:Sydney Morning Herald 17 Jun 1980
    Person ID I25302  Kirkpatrick Family
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2016 

    Father Arthur Richard WILLMOT,   b. 1897, Warialda, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1982, Moree, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Elsie May GILLECE,   b. 1895,   d. 1965, Moree, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 1922  Moree, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8371  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • On the 3rd of March 1945 ,Joseph was a Flying Officer/Bombardier in a Lancaster of the 467 Squadron ,RAAF, over Germany ,near the Rhine Airfield ,when an enemy aircraft disabled the plane with cannon fire, and Joseph was forced to Parachute to saftey.On landing he broke his left ankle,sprained his right and had sustained a back injury.He approached a local farmhouse for assistance ,but was handed over to the local police authorities.He was held for 5 days in the local civil jail, transferred to the Rhine Airfield Jail,then to Dulga Luft,and finally to Mooseberg VA.He was released on the 29th April,1945 ,by the British Army. Ref:N.A.A.Service records.


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