RUTTER, Reginald Dixon

Plane was a Lockheed Hudson Mk 11 on a photographic flight over Tonda Airfield near Kena Bay. The aircraft was shot down by a Japanese fighter at Northern Celebes. All 4 crew were lost.

Last Name
RUTTER
Given Names
Reginald Dixon
Service Number
404218
Date of Birth
19/01/1919
Birth Location
Brisbane QLD
Enlistment Date
21/06/1940
Enlistment Location
Brisbane
1Wags Start Date
25/07/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 3
Intake Date
25/07/1940
Finish Date
12/01/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
19/01/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
13 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Flying battle Celebes
Date of Death
19/01/1942
Age
23
Cemetery / Memorial
Ambon Memorial Indonesia
Medals
AIr Gunners badge 1939-45 Star Pacific Star War medal
Notes

Plane was a Lockheed Hudson Mk 11 on a photographic flight over Tonda Airfield near Kena Bay. The aircraft was shot down by a Japanese fighter at Northern Celebes. All 4 crew were lost.

Posting on Death
13 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED

Acknowledgements

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