Chester Wilmot, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Chester Wilmot

Australian war correspondent

Date of Birth: 21-Jun-1911

Place of Birth: Brighton, Victoria, Australia

Date of Death: 10-Jan-1954

Profession: war correspondent, historian, journalist

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Chester Wilmot

  • Reginald William Winchester Wilmot (21 June 1911 – 10 January 1954) was an Australian war correspondent who reported for the BBC and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation during the Second World War.
  • After the war he continued to work as a broadcast reporter, and wrote a well-appreciated book about the liberation of Europe.
  • He was killed in the crash of a BOAC Comet over the Mediterranean Sea.

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