Salmon, Wilfred Graham (Lieutenant, b.1896 - d.1917)

Place Europe: France
Accession Number 1DRL/0562
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm.
Object type Papers
Maker Salmon, Wilfred Graham
Place made Australia
Date made c 1930
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/2576
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the service of Lieutenant Wilfred Graham Salmon, 63 Training Squadron, Royal Flying Corps, England, 1917. Collection consists of a typed copy of a letter of condolence written by the commander of 63 Training Squadron, R. Stewart Maxwell (possibly Reginald Stuart Maxwell), to Lieutenant Salmon's mother in Ballarat. Copies made by Australian War Memorial. Location of originals unknown.

History / Summary

Biographical note: Lieutenant Wilfred Graham Salmon, Royal Air Force, of Ballarat, Victoria, born 1896, joined the AIF on 25 June 1915; served as a driver in the 4th Australian Field Artillery Brigade; transferred to the RAF in March 1917, and was killed in combat with German airmen over London in July 1917.