HAWKINS, Frank Bryce

Operation Mine laying in French coastal waters Reason for loss Unknown No distress signals were heard, and from other aircraft which took part in the raid, visibility over the target was normal with slight haze. There were practically no defences and flak was very light.

Last Name
HAWKINS
Given Names
Frank Bryce
Service Number
407287
Date of Birth
19/06/1914
Birth Location
Strathalbyn S.A
Enlistment Date
17/08/1940
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
19/09/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 5
Intake Date
19/09/1940
Kill Date or Discharge Date
02/03/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
1661 CON
Rank
Flying Officer
Operations
Air ops. From the UK flying Battle France
Date of Death
02/03/1943
Age
28
Cemetery / Memorial
Runnymede Memorial Surrey UK
Medals
AIr Gunners badge
Notes

Operation Mine laying in French coastal waters Reason for loss Unknown No distress signals were heard, and from other aircraft which took part in the raid, visibility over the target was normal with slight haze. There were practically no defences and flak was very light.

Posting on Death
1661 CON UNIT
NAA Status
DIGITIZED

Acknowledgements

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