DUNLOP, William ‘Bill’ was born on 10 April 1933 and died on 01 July 2022. Bill was respected member of FAAA and was one of the originals who put the WA Division together. He had been in the care of his daughter Tracey for some time before his death. Bill’s other career was that of a Detective in the WA Police.

He will be remembered as a bright, happy, funny and warm-hearted man, who enjoyed good company and good friends.  He loved his family above all and was best mates with his dearly loved son Greg, who pre-deceased him August 2021.

He was very proud of his service both in the Royal Australian Navy (nine years) and the WA police force (31 years), from which he retired with the Commissioned rank of Superintendent.

His Funeral was held at Pinaroo West Chapel WA on 12 July and was attended by many friends and family, and associates both from the Fleet Air Arm Association and the WA Police Force.

Date of Birth  10 April 1933
Location Pinjarra WA
Date of Entry 15 July 1952
Category on Entry Recruit Naval Airman
Date of Discharge 14 July 1961
Category on Disch Leading Air Mechanic – Airframes
Squadrons 723, 724, 808, 805
Aircraft Types  Sea Fury,   Sea Venom