HEHIR, Martin Randolph

Operation Mine laying off Texel Reason for Loss Believed the pilot was blinded by a searchlight and the aircraft crashed in the sea.

Last Name
HEHIR
Given Names
Martin Randolph
Service Number
408579
Date of Birth
21/04/1916
Birth Location
Lockhart N.S.w
Enlistment Date
27/04/1941
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
29/05/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 14
Intake Date
29/05/1941
Finish Date
15/12/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
08/11/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
142 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Air ops. From the UK North Sea
Date of Death
08/11/1942
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
Runnymede Memorial Surrey UK
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 A/C Europe Defence medal 1939-45 War medal
Notes

Operation Mine laying off Texel Reason for Loss Believed the pilot was blinded by a searchlight and the aircraft crashed in the sea.

Posting on Death
142 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - Hehir Martin - Service Number 408579 (edited-2)

Acknowledgements

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