William Max HOOPER

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HOOPER, William Max

Service Number: 416577
Enlisted: 21 July 1941, Adelaide
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: St Peters, South Australia, 6 February 1923
Home Town: Glenelg, Holdfast Bay, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), Cheshire, England, 26 February 1943, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Stoke-Upon-Tern (St Peter) Church Cemetery, Stoke upon Tern, Shropshire, England
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Glenelg and District WW1 & WW2 Honour Board
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World War 2 Service

21 Jul 1941: Involvement Flying Officer, SN 416577
21 Jul 1941: Enlisted Adelaide
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Flying Officer William Max Hooper 416577 RAAF was killed when Miles Master DL685 of Number 5 (P) Advance Flying Training Unit RAF crashed near Woodworth farm in Bumbury, Cheshire, England shortly after take-off from RAF Tern Hill for a solo night training flight