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Flying Officer Henry WILLIS (85725) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve


Circumstances of Death: Died at Umhlanga Rocks, District Inanda, aged 36, of Drowning - accidental
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Death of Death 1942-05-20 Age : 35 years.

Served in 972 Balloon Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Block F. Grave 248. at Durban (Stellawood) Cemetery, South Africa (Map)

More Details: SON OF HARRY AND MINA GERTRUDE GRACE WILLIS, OF ASHTEAD, SURREY, ENGLAND; HUSBAND OF ISABELLA MCADAM WILLIS, OF ASHTEAD.

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London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
85725to be cancelled BALLOON BRANCH Pit Off on prob H WILLISLondon Gazette issue : 35416 , Dated 1942-01-13 , Download #35416
85725842478 Henry WILLISLondon Gazette issue : 34976 , Dated 1940-10-22 , Download #34976

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