Frank Kingsley HUGHES

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HUGHES, Frank Kingsley

Service Number: 411144
Enlisted: 26 April 1941, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: 6 Operational Training Unit (RAAF)
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 12 September 1914
Home Town: Haberfield, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Accidental, Jervis Bay, New South Wales, Australia, 11 January 1944, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Sydney Memorial (within Sydney War Cemetery)
Buried at Sea, Remembered with Honour - Sydney Memorial
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

26 Apr 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, SN 411144, Sydney, New South Wales
27 Apr 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, SN 411144
11 Jan 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 411144, 6 Operational Training Unit (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Frank Kingsley HUGHES was born on 12th September, 1914 in Sydney

His parents were Frank Wilson HUGHES & Agnes BROWN

Frank married Thelma Kathleen CHURCH in 1941 in Sydney

He died on 11th January, 1944 when his Beaufort aircraft (A9 -96) accidentally hit the water during a training exercise