Thomas Derek Hudson ALFORD


ALFORD, Thomas Derek Hudson

Service Number: 420333
Enlisted: 11 October 1941, Sydney
Last Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Last Unit: No. 460 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Randwick, New South Wales, 28 April 1917
Home Town: Cowra, Cowra, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Traveller
Died: Night Bombing raid, Bucholz, Germany, 2 December 1943, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Berlin 1939-45 War Cemetery
Joint grave 9, Row F, Grave 16-17
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

11 Oct 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, SN 420333, Aircrew Training Units, Sydney
2 Dec 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant, SN 420333, No. 460 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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Plane was Lancaster JB 608 was attacked by two JU 88 ME shortly after bombing and was hit on the fuselage and wing and caught fire, There were five survivors.