Geoffrey Edward HILLER

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HILLER, Geoffrey Edward

Service Number: 407075
Enlisted: 27 May 1940
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 3 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Glenelg, South Australia, 27 February 1916
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Sollum, Tobruk, Libya, 2 December 1941, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya
Plot 15, Row D, Grave 25
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Brisbane No 3 Squadron Roll of Honour, Glenelg and District WW1 & WW2 Honour Board
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World War 2 Service

27 May 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 407075, Adelaide, South Australia
27 May 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 407075
27 May 1940: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 407075
2 Dec 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 407075, No. 3 Squadron (RAAF), Middle East / Mediterranean Theatre
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Sergeant Hiller 407075 of 3SQN was shot down on the 26th of November 1941 and baled out of his burning aircraft with severe head burns.

His aircraft - Tomahawk AM413 - crashed near Sollum, Tobruk, Libya where he was taken prisoner and hospitalised but died of his wounds on the 2nd of December 1941