Bio / Text:
William Kenneth Read was with 54 Squadron RAF on 9th November 1942
READ, WILLIAM KENNETH (656769) RAFVR - age Unknown
He was flying Spitfire, A58-13 of No 54 Sqn, which developed a glycol leak and burst into flames. Despite baling out and his parachute opening, he was unfortunately too low and killed on impact with the ground. He is buried in Sydney War Cemetery.