HUTTON, Frank Grainger Vincent

It is presumed Frank Hutton was crewing in 21 Squadron Liberator when it was shot down as there is no record of any other RAAF B24 losses that day. Contributed by Steve Larkins. Aircraft shot down by Japanese anti-aircraft fire at Tomohan while conducting a photographic reconnaissance mission.

Last Name
HUTTON
Given Names
Frank Grainger Vincent
Service Number
437421
Date of Birth
25/04/1922
Birth Location
Kew VIC.
Enlistment Date
30/01/1943
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
16/09/1943
Course Details
WAGS Course 43
Intake Date
16/09/1943
Finish Date
31/03/1944
To
AGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
27/07/1945 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
21 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Killed in action Celebes
Date of Death
27/07/1945
Age
23
Cemetery / Memorial
Ambon Memorial Indonesia
Notes

It is presumed Frank Hutton was crewing in 21 Squadron Liberator when it was shot down as there is no record of any other RAAF B24 losses that day. Contributed by Steve Larkins. Aircraft shot down by Japanese anti-aircraft fire at Tomohan while conducting a photographic reconnaissance mission.

Posting on Death
21 Squadron
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED
1WAGS - HUTTON Frank Grainger Vincent - Service Number 437421 (Plane_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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