HEWETT, Harold Max

Operation Leuven/ Louvain- to bomb railway yards. Reason for Loss Exploded in mid-air and crashed at Castle Elderschans, NW of Aardenburg, Holland.

Last Name
HEWETT
Given Names
Harold Max
Service Number
419311
Date of Birth
29/04/1923
Birth Location
Preston VIC.
Enlistment Date
18/07/1942
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
15/10/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 31
Intake Date
15/10/1942
Finish Date
08/04/1943
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
12/05/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
75 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Killed in action NW Europe Louvain Belgium
Date of Death
12/05/1944
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Aardenburg General Cemetery Holland
Notes

Operation Leuven/ Louvain- to bomb railway yards. Reason for Loss Exploded in mid-air and crashed at Castle Elderschans, NW of Aardenburg, Holland.

Posting on Death
75 Squadron RAAF
NAA Status
OPEN
1WAGS - HEWETT Harold Max - Service Number 419311
1WAGS - HEWETT Harold Max - Service Number 419311
1WAGS - HEWETT Harold Max - Service Number 419311 (Burial Site_edited-1)
1WAGS - HEWETT Harold Max - Service Number 419311 (Grave_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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