LEST WE FORGET

Pilot Officer William Henry MILLINGTON DFC

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 42720 (RAF)
Born: Date, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 249 Squadron (RAF), RAF Station North Weald, Kent
Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Died: Air Operations (No. 249 Squadron Hurricane I aircraft V7536), English Channel, 30 October 1940, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William Henry and Elizabeth Hay Millington, of Edwardstown, South Australia
Roll of Honour:
Remembered: Panel 9, Runnymede Memorial, Surrey UK
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra
Remembered: Battle of Britain Memorial, Westminster Abbey, London UK

At 1300 hours on 30 October 1940, Pilot Officer Millington was shot down in combat over the English Channel.

References:

Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
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 Leicester UK, 1997

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