John Edward HILLER

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HILLER, John Edward

Service Number: 407550
Enlisted: 9 November 1940, Adelaide
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Glenelg, South Australia, 11 June 1911
Home Town: Glenelg, Holdfast Bay, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), Rengit, Burma, 27 September 1941, aged 30 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide Pulteney Grammar School WW2 Honour Roll, Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, City of Port Pirie WW2 Memorial Gates, Glenelg and District WW1 & WW2 Honour Board, Singapore Memorial Kranji War Cemetery
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World War 2 Service

9 Nov 1940: Involvement Pilot Officer, SN 407550
9 Nov 1940: Enlisted Adelaide
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Pilot Officer John Edward Hiller 407550 RAAF and Sergeant Leslie John Wigglesworth 637848 RAF of 100SQN RAF was killed when Vickers Vildebeest K6404 crashed near Rengit, Burma - their bodies were not recovered and they are commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

Pilot Officer Thomas Ronald Lamb 41692 RAF survived the incident