John Richard HUTCHINS

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HUTCHINS, John Richard

Service Number: 405685
Enlisted: 24 May 1941, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: Group 45 Transport Command (RAF)
Born: Ipswich, Queensland, 29 October 1913
Home Town: Ipswich, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Colliery clerk
Died: Killed in Action (flying battle), Off Brazil, 22 February 1944, aged 30 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Panel 3, Column 5
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Ottawa Memorial, Ontario, Canada
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World War 2 Service

24 May 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, SN 405685, Brisbane, Queensland
22 Feb 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 405685, Group 45 Transport Command (RAF), Empire Air Training Scheme

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William George and Pricella Hannah Hutchins of Ipswich, QLD

Lost while on air operations from Sanders, British Quiens, South America