In memory of

Flying Officer William Wallace Anderson

Departure of the ship 'Largs Bay' with the first party of RAAF members to complete their training within Australia under the Empire Air Training Scheme. Left to right: P/O William Wallace Anderson; P/O Sydney Douglas Marshall; P/O Geoffrey Lloyd Wells. All three were killed in action during the summer of 1941.
Australian War Memorial: 004342
F/O Anderson remembered on the Runnymede Memorial, panel 62.
Jane Collman

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  • Interesting reading.
    My father Arthur Sheerin joined 258 Squadron at Kenley as a Flight sergeant.
    From there he travelled with the squadron to Singapore. And finally onto Palembang 1. & 2.
    Escaping after the Japanese invasion, arriving in Perth, Australia.
    At Pearce RAAF base commenced flying with 77 Squadron,
    Then posted to No 5 Training at Urinquinty NSW, as a pilot instructor.

    By Peter Sheerin (05/01/2022)

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