HUNTER, Alexander John

Plane was a Mustang A68-762 of the 82 Sqd. which failed to return to its base at Labuan, Borneo. It was presumed the aircraft had crashed into the sea or jungle. No trace of the aircraft or Hunter the pilot was found.

Last Name
HUNTER
Given Names
Alexander John
Service Number
437963
Date of Birth
12/09/1924
Birth Location
Adelaide S.A
Enlistment Date
27/04/1943
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
19/06/1944
Course Details
Other
Kill or Discharge Date
29/09/1945 (Killed)
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Non-operational flight from Labuan S.W. Pacific. Pilot
Date of Death
29/09/1945
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Labuan War Cemetery Malaysia
Medals
Flying badge 1939-45 Star Pacific Star War medal
Notes

Plane was a Mustang A68-762 of the 82 Sqd. which failed to return to its base at Labuan, Borneo. It was presumed the aircraft had crashed into the sea or jungle. No trace of the aircraft or Hunter the pilot was found.

Posting on Death
82 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - Hunter Alexander - Service Number 437963 (edited-3)
1WAGS - Hunter Alexander - Service Number 437963 (edited-3)
1WAGS - HUNTER Alexander John - Service Number 437963 (edited-1)

Acknowledgements

UBC Web DesignAustralian War MemorialCity of BallaratNational Archives of AustraliaRSL Virtual War MemorialDepartment of Veterans+39 Affairs