- Branch of Service
- Air Force
- World War II (1939-1945)
- Date of Enlistment
- Place of Enlistment
- Sydney NSW
- Date of Birth
- Place of Birth
- Coburg, Melbourne VIC
- Address (at enlistment)
- 24 Melbourne Avenue, Deakin, Canberra ACT
- School(s) Attended
- Ainslie Primary School, Telopea Park Intermediate High School [original Canberra High School], Canberra High School
- Commonwealth public servant, Department of the Interior, Canberra ACT.
- Next of Kin
- Son of Harold Royce Wilmot, public servant, and Hilda Annie Wilmot, of 24 Melbourne Avenue, Deakin ACT; brother of Joan, Michael and Susan.
- Burial Place
Chester (Blacon) War Cemetery, Cheshire, England: Section A, grave 327.
Unit and Rank Details
- Service Number
- Final Rank
- Flying Officer
- Final Unit
- 60 Operational Training RAF
Died 16 September 1943 aged 21 years, accidentally, in Shropshire, England.
AWM Roll of Honour, Canberra ACT: Panel 132.
Canberra High School Memorial Tablet
Wilmot's family moved to Canberra in 1933. He was a prefect at Canberra High School and played Australian Rules Football with the Ainslie Football Club. He died in a flying accident in England on 16 September 1943 and was buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery.
Chester (Blacon) was a new cemetery in 1940 when the authorities set aside two plots for service burials. The larger plot in section \'A\' was used as a Royal Air Force regional cemetery by a number of RAF.stations in Cheshire and the adjoining counties. Only airmen are buried in it.
Australia. Department of Veterans' Affairs. World War 2 nominal roll. <http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/>
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Debt of Honour Register. <http://www.cwgc.org/cwgcinternet/search/>
AWM Roll of Honour and Roll of Honour Circulars <http://www.awm.gov.au/database/roh.asp>
Canberra High School. Roll of Honour 1939-1945. [Plaque in school]
Canberra High School. Albums compiled for student project researching names on School Roll of Honour, 1985.
Canberra High School. Unveiling of Memorial Tablet. Friday, 25th April 1947. [Programme]
Stanley J. L. Ray. Ainslie Football Club: souvenir record and club history 1927-1952. Canberra, Ainslie Football Club, n.d. [?1954]. Players honour roll.
ACT Electoral Roll - 1941
AWM Collections record : SUK11413A, SUK11413B, SUK11413C, SUK11413D
The Canberra Tines - 22 September 1943