BIRD, Hugh Alexander

Previous service R.A.E 3rd Div. Plane was a Sunderland of No. 10 Sqd. Which came under attack from enemy aircraft during an anti-submarine patrol in the Bay of Biscay.

Last Name
BIRD
Given Names
Hugh Alexander
Service Number
410210
Date of Birth
02/07/1917
Birth Location
Paddington N.S.W
Enlistment Date
05/12/1941
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
02/04/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 24
Intake Date
28/03/1942
Finish Date
21/09/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
03/08/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
10 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Killed in action air ops. Mt. Batten U.K
Date of Death
03/08/1943
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
Haycombe Cemetery Bath Somerset U.K
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 Atlantic 1939-45 war medal
Notes

Previous service R.A.E 3rd Div. Plane was a Sunderland of No. 10 Sqd. Which came under attack from enemy aircraft during an anti-submarine patrol in the Bay of Biscay.

Posting on Death
10 Squadron [O/S]
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - BIRD Hugh Alexander - Service Number 410210 (edited-2)
1WAGS - BIRD Hugh Alexander - Service Number 410210 (Group_edited-1)
1WAGS - BIRD Hugh Alexander - Service Number 410210 (new grave_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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