Capt William Fairbank Phillip Williamson RAF


1898 Jun 18. Born Kirkcubright, Scotland. Son of James & Kate

1901 census at Bradford, Yorkshire

1911 census at Shipley, North Bierley, Yorkshire

RAF Record has nothing on it "transferred to reserves" and "c/o Barclays Bank, Ilkley"

1916 Apr 22. Commissioned 2nd Lt in RFC as "William Fairbank Williamson"

1920 Dec 29 Joined ADRIC with service no 1336. Posted to Longford and M Coy

1921 Jan 17 Wounded at Longford Infirmary. He later received compensation for a wounding at the Longford Barracks of £150.

1921 Feb 3. Was involved in Clonfin Ambush. He said that the cover was "very poor"

1922 Jan 19. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1924 Mar 6. Commissioned as a Flying Officer in RAF

1924 Nov 12. Resigns his RAF commission on grounds of ill health.

1930 to 1943 On electoral Roll at Auburn North, Reid, New South Wales, Australia. He is an Examiner

1940. He was in RAAF

1940 Feb 23, Discharged from RAAF. He was a Flying Officer at a Training Depot

1959 Died Sydney, Aus



WO 339/58800