HINE, Alexander John

Plane was a Catalina A24-29 with ten crew onboard took off from Groote Eylandt for a raid on Manokwari. Nothing was heard of the aircraft after take-off and the plane has never been found.

Last Name
HINE
Given Names
Alexander John
Service Number
415327
Date of Birth
05/11/1916
Birth Location
Beverley W.A
Enlistment Date
14/09/1941
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
11/12/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 21
Intake Date
11/12/1941
Finish Date
29/06/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
28/04/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
11 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Air ops. To sea off Cairns QLD.
Date of Death
28/04/1944
Age
27
Cemetery / Memorial
Northern Territory Memorial
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 Star Pacific Star War medal 1939-45
Notes

Plane was a Catalina A24-29 with ten crew onboard took off from Groote Eylandt for a raid on Manokwari. Nothing was heard of the aircraft after take-off and the plane has never been found.

Posting on Death
11 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - HINE Alexander John - Service Number 415327 (edited-2)
1WAGS - HINE Alexander John - Service Number 415327 (edited-2)
1WAGS - HINE Alexander John - Service Number 415327 (Plaque_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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