William McCarron Scotland

Biography of William McCarron

Sergeant Observer William McCarron of the RAF was born in Glasgow and attended St Mungo's Academy. He matriculated at the University in 1939 to study for an Arts degree, but joined the RAF after his first year.

McCarron served in 57 Squadron, No 5 Group, Bomber Command. He died on 18 February 1943.


William McCarron
Born 30 September 1919, Glasgow, Scotland.
Died 18 February 1943.
GU Degree: Arts, 1939-40;
University Link: Student
Father's Details: Edward McCarron; Unemployed
War Service: Sergeant, Royal Air Force
Grave / Memorial: Runnymede Memorial, England
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 18th Feb 2008

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