HAMILTON, Keith Lambert

Plane was a beaufighter RD 429/UB-N of 455 Sqd. RAAF was shot down by German fighters and crashed into the sea at Berefjord west of Hidra.

Last Name
HAMILTON
Given Names
Keith Lambert
Service Number
434459
Date of Birth
08/10/1924
Birth Location
Mackay QLD
Enlistment Date
04/12/1942
Enlistment Location
Brisbane
1Wags Start Date
01/04/1943
Course Details
Navigation Course 3
Intake Date
01/04/1943
Finish Date
14/10/1943
To
1 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
26/04/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
455 Sqn
Rank
Warrant Officer
Operations
Air ops. Fede Fjord Norway
Date of Death
26/04/1945
Age
20
Cemetery / Memorial
Runnymede Memorial Surrey U.K
Medals
Navigator Wireless Badge 1939-45 France/German Defence 1939-45 war medal
Notes

Plane was a beaufighter RD 429/UB-N of 455 Sqd. RAAF was shot down by German fighters and crashed into the sea at Berefjord west of Hidra.

Posting on Death
455 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - HAMILTON Keith Lambert - Service Number 434459 (honour roll_edited-1)
1WAGS - HAMILTON Keith Lambert - Service Number 434459 (honour roll_edited-1)
1WAGS - Hamilton Keith Lambert - Service Number 434459 (New_edited-2)
1WAGS - HAMILTON Keith Lambert - Service Number 434459 (Scots_edited-1)
1WAGS - HAMILTON Keith Lambert - Service Number 434459 (Studio_edited-2)

Acknowledgements

National Archives of AustraliaUBC Web DesignCity of BallaratDepartment of Veterans+39 AffairsAustralian War MemorialRSL Virtual War Memorial