Roger Billingsley HITCHCOCK

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HITCHCOCK, Roger Billingsley

Service Number: 407714
Enlisted: 4 January 1941
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 456 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2 May 1918
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Mechanic
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, 23 May 1943, aged 25 years
Cemetery: St Peter Churchyard, Over Wallop, Hampshire, England
Row B, Grave 1, St Peter Churchyard, Over Wallop, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

4 Jan 1941: Involvement Flying Officer, SN 407714
4 Jan 1941: Enlisted Adelaide
4 Jan 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 407714
23 May 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 407714, No. 456 Squadron (RAAF)
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Flying Officer Roger Billingsley Hitchcock 407714 RAAF and LAC Humphrey Ronald Roberts RAF 1148220 were killed when Miles Magister P2464 of 456SQN RAAF crashed near Middle Wallop in Wiltshire, England

Incident mentioned in book "Fighter Nights" by John Bennett

Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Roger Billingsley HITCHCOCK was born in Sydney on 2nd May, 1918

His parents were William James HITCHCOCK & Pauline Claye WALKER who married in Sydney in 1917

His brother Warren Billingsley HITCHCOCK (SN SX24524 & (SN 26320) served in the Army during WW2 as a Lieutenant