HURSTHOUSE, John Wilson

Plane was a B-24 Liberator which crashed into Vansittart Bay, Western Australia killing all on board.

Last Name
HURSTHOUSE
Given Names
John Wilson
Service Number
416215
Date of Birth
26/09/1913
Birth Location
Adelaide S.A
Enlistment Date
24/04/1941
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
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 or Discharge Date
23/03/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
RAAF HQ
Rank
Flying Officer
Operations
Flying battle Vansittart Bay
Date of Death
23/03/1945
Age
31
Cemetery / Memorial
Northern Territory Memorial Australia
Notes

Plane was a B-24 Liberator which crashed into Vansittart Bay, Western Australia killing all on board.

Posting on Death
RAAF Headquarters
NAA Status
OPEN
1WAGS - HURSTHOUSE John Wilson - Service Number 416215 (edited-1)
1WAGS - HURSTHOUSE John Wilson - Service Number 416215 (edited-1)
1WAGS - HURSTHOUSE John Wilson - Service Number 416215 (New_edited-2)

Acknowledgements

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