HEARLE, Herbert Frederick

POW Japanese - Held Fukumi HQ at Koepang Executed 15/5/1942.Shot down by 3 Zero fighters over Koepang. Wounded and taken prisoner by the Japanese.

Last Name
HEARLE
Given Names
Herbert Frederick
Service Number
406758
Date of Birth
24/12/1920
Birth Location
Freemantle W.A.
Enlistment Date
31/03/1941
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
01/05/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 13
Intake Date
01/05/1941
Finish Date
20/10/1941
To
2 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
08/05/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
2 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Shot down in bombing attack at shipping Koepang Timor
Date of Death
08/05/1942
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Ambon War Cemetery Indoneaia
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 star Pacific star war medal
Prisoner of War
POW
Notes

POW Japanese - Held Fukumi HQ at Koepang Executed 15/5/1942.Shot down by 3 Zero fighters over Koepang. Wounded and taken prisoner by the Japanese.

NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - HEARLE Herbert Frederick - Service Number 406758 (edited-1)
1WAGS - HEARLE Herbert Frederick - Service Number 406758 (edited-1)
1WAGS - HEARLE Herbert Frederick - Service Number 406758 (Plaque_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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