Donald HILLIER

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HILLIER, Donald

Service Number: O4425
Enlisted: 9 December 1942, Adelaide
Last Rank: Squadron Leader
Last Unit: No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Medindie, South Australia, 23 November 1923
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Permanent Air Force
Died: Flying Battle, Korea, 8 March 1953, aged 29 years
Cemetery: United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea
Squadron Leader Hillier's body was never recovered and is therefore regarded as missing, presumed killed in action.
Memorials: Adelaide South East Asian Conflicts Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cootamundra Korean War Memorial, Korean War Memorial (Ipswich, Qld), Lithgow War Memorial, Memorial Lane Murals (Gympie, Qld)
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World War 2 Service

9 Dec 1942: Involvement SN O4425
9 Dec 1942: Enlisted Adelaide

Korean War Service

25 Jun 1950: Involvement Flight Lieutenant, SN O4425, No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
8 Mar 1953: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Squadron Leader, No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
Date unknown: Involvement

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