Pilot Officer William Eldred Felstead

Service number 420870
Death Date 10 May 1944
Death Place France
Final Rank Pilot Officer
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Unit No. 467 Squadron
Places
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

Pilot Officer Felstead enlisted to the Royal Australian Air Force on 6 December 1941. He trained as a pilot in Australia and the United Kingdom under the Empire Air Training Scheme, and went on to join 467 Squadron, based in the United Kingdom. On 10 May 1944, Pilot Officer Felstead was on an air operation targeting Lille, France, when he died in a flying battle. He is buried at Lezennes Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.

Rolls

  • Roll of Honour:

    Unit
    No. 467 Squadron
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Pilot Officer

Timeline

Date of death 10 May 1944