ALTUS, Hector Ferdinand

Plane was a Lancaster DV284 hit by flak and crashed near Burgwerben, Germany.

Last Name
ALTUS
Given Names
Hector Ferdinand
Service Number
416819
Date of Birth
04/08/1910
Birth Location
Lameroo S.A
Enlistment Date
11/10/1941
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
05/02/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 22
Intake Date
05/02/1942
Finish Date
19/10/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
18/11/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
9 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Air ops. From the U.K
Date of Death
18/11/1943
Age
33
Cemetery / Memorial
Berlin 1939-45 War Cemetery
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-43 Star Ribbon A/C Europe
Notes

Plane was a Lancaster DV284 hit by flak and crashed near Burgwerben, Germany.

Posting on Death
9 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED

Acknowledgements

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