IREDELL, Joseph Hall

Plane was a Lockheed Hudson A16-173 which crashed into Bong Bong Mountain near Dapto N.S.W as it was returning from a reconnaissance mission, investigating a report of an enemy submarine. Four crew were killed.

Last Name
IREDELL
Given Names
Joseph Hall
Service Number
408580
Date of Birth
21/03/1916
Birth Location
Port Augusta S.A
Enlistment Date
27/04/1941
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
29/05/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 14
Intake Date
29/05/1941
Finish Date
02/05/1942
To
2BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
04/11/1942 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
32 SQN
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Aircraft Accident Dapto NSW Australia
Date of Death
04/11/1942
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
Hamilton Public Cemetery Victoria Australia
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 Pacific War medal 1939-45 War medal
Notes

Plane was a Lockheed Hudson A16-173 which crashed into Bong Bong Mountain near Dapto N.S.W as it was returning from a reconnaissance mission, investigating a report of an enemy submarine. Four crew were killed.

Posting on Death
32 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - Iredell Joseph - Service Number 408580 (edited-2)
1WAGS - Iredell Joseph - Service Number 408580 (edited-2)
1WAGS - IREDELL Joseph - Service Number 408580 (Plaque_edited-1)
1WAGS - IREDELL Joseph Hall - Service Number 408580 (Plane_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

UBC Web DesignAustralian War MemorialCity of BallaratNational Archives of AustraliaRSL Virtual War MemorialDepartment of Veterans+39 Affairs