HEPWORTH, Walter Allan

Plane was a Hudson bomber which was believed to have sunk a Japanese submarine off the N.E coast of Australia. The aircraft was reported missing in an operational flight.

Last Name
HEPWORTH
Given Names
Walter Allan
Service Number
406851
Date of Birth
09/05/1918
Birth Location
Perth W.A
Enlistment Date
28/04/1941
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
27/06/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 15
Intake Date
21/06/1941
Finish Date
08/12/1941
To
2 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
09/07/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
2 SQN
Rank
Flying Officer
Operations
Flying battle Timor
Date of Death
09/07/1943
Age
25
Cemetery / Memorial
Ambon War Cemetery Indonesia
Notes

Plane was a Hudson bomber which was believed to have sunk a Japanese submarine off the N.E coast of Australia. The aircraft was reported missing in an operational flight.

Posting on Death
No. 2 Squadron
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED
1WAGS - HEPWORTH Walter Allan - Service Number 406851

Acknowledgements

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