'Willy' Laloux Joseph  (RAF n° 1299839 )
Belgian Croix de Guerre 1940 with Palm, Military Decoration 2nd Class with Palm, ...
(André Bar Collection)
Joseph Laloux was born at Jambes on 29 December 1921. Engaged into the Belgian Forces of Great Britain on 23 December 1940. Transfered to Belgian Section of the RAF on 7 August 1941. Joined 609 Sqn on 25 September 1941 for non flying duty. Send for training to: RAF Depot Regent's Park (17 November 1941), 5 ITW (8 December 1941), 10 EFTS as Leading Aircraftman (4 April 1942), RAF Depot Wolverhampton (8 July 1942), 22 SFTS (22 July 1942), promoted Sergeant on 6 January 1942 and send to 58 OTU on 12 January 1943. Posted into 350 Sqn on 21 March 1943. Promoted Flight Sergeant on 6 January 1944. Commisioned Warrant Officer on 6 January 1945. Bailed out and made POW after being hit by flak on an Armed Recce on 11 February 1945. Joined the Belgian Air Force.
 
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