Hector Ferdinand ALTUS

ALTUS, Hector Ferdinand

Service Number: 416819
Enlisted: 11 October 1941
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: Aircrew Training Units
Born: Lameroo, South Australia, 4 August 1910
Home Town: Wilkawatt, Southern Mallee, South Australia
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Flying Battle, Germany, 18 November 1943, aged 33 years
Cemetery: Berlin 1939-45 War Cemetery
Collective grave 9, Row F, Grave 18-25
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial
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World War 2 Service

11 Oct 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, 416819, Aircrew Training Units, Empire Air Training Scheme
11 Oct 1941: Enlisted Adelaide
11 Oct 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, 416819
15 Jan 1943: Embarked Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, 416819, Embarked for UK fromMelbourne
18 Nov 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, 416819, Air War NW Europe 1939-45, AIrcraft lost on night bombing raid - 9 Squadron RAF
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Hector Ferdinand ALTUS was born on 4th October, 1910 in Lameroo, South Australia

He was the son of Maria Pauline ALTUS