Albert Horace HAKE MiD


HAKE, Albert Horace

Service Number: 403218
Enlisted: 4 January 1941, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Warrant Officer
Last Unit: No. 72 Squadron (RAF)
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 30 June 1916
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Sydney Technical High School
Occupation: Airconditioning Engineer
Died: Shot by Gestapo (POW of Germany), Poland, 30 March 1944, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

4 Jan 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, SN 403218, Sydney, New South Wales
30 Mar 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer, SN 403218, No. 72 Squadron (RAF), Prisoners of War

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Warrant Officer (Pilot) Hake, Service Number 403218, served with 72 (R.A.F.) Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force.

He was Mentioned in Despatches

He was 27 and the son of George and Lillian Maud Hake, of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; husband of Noela Aundree Lillian Hake, of Carlton, New South Wales.