|Unit||No. 458 Squadron|
|Service||Royal Australian Air Force|
|Conflict/Operation||Second World War, 1939-1945|
|Conflict Eligibility Date||Second World War, 1939-1947|
|Date of Death||08 January 1942|
|Place of Death||North West Europe|
|Cause of Death||Flying Battle|
|Cemetery or Memorial Details||Cherbourg Old Communal Cemetery, Cherbourg, Normandy, France|
|Source||AWM148 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, Air Force|
Roll of Honour William Wallace Forgan
Location on the Roll of Honour
William Wallace Forgan's name is located at panel 106 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).
Personal Service Records
For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .
The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.
Roll of Honour name projection
William Wallace Forgan's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:
- Mon 12 June 2023 at 6:01am
- Tue 22 August 2023 at 7:32pm
- Sun 24 December 2023 at 10:09pm
- Mon 18 March 2024 at 9:12pm
These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.