Reginald Richard HINTON

HINTON, Reginald Richard

Service Number: 412613
Enlisted: 20 July 1941
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 1 Advanced Flying Unit (RAF)
Born: London, England, 7 January 1921
Home Town: Leeton, Leeton, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental, Scotland, Scotland, United Kingdom, 2 August 1942, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Kirkinner Cemetery Scotland
Kirkinner is a village on Wigtown bay, 2 miles south of Wigtown. Turn left from the centre of the village when travelling in a southerly direction on the A764 on to the minor road which goes to Knockann. The cemetery is on the left side of this road, on the edge of Kirkinner village., Kirkinner Cemetery, Kirkinner, Scotland, United Kingdom
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Leeton ANZAC Memorial Clock Tower and Memorial, Leeton Mountford Park WW2 Memorial
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World War 2 Service

20 Jul 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, 412613, 1 Advanced Flying Unit (RAF)
20 Jul 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, 412613
20 Jul 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, 412613

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Sergeant Hinton, [Service Number 412613-Died 02/08/1942] was 21 and the son of Sydney Jack and Winifred Mary Hinton, of Gogeldrie, New South Wales, Australia. He is one of three Australian airmen of WWII interred in this cemetery.