8th Communication Unit
|Pilot F/O Douglas Wilson, 414115 (MIA / KIA) Chillingham, NSW
MIA May 1, 1944
Built by Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC) constructors number 894. Delivered to the RAAF during May 1943. Assigned to 5 Squadron, 83 Squadron and 84 Squadron, and 8th Communication Unit.
Took off from Vivigani Airfield on a training flight to practice formation flying. During the flight, this aircraft spun into sea, roughly
20 miles off Goodenough Island.
Wilson was officially declared dead the day of the mission. He is memorialized at the Port Moresby memorial, panel 9 at Bomana Cemetery.
ADF Serials - Boomerang A46-71
CWCG - Douglas Wilson
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May 22, 2017