Terence Joseph HUTCHINSON


HUTCHINSON, Terence Joseph

Service Number: 8719
Enlisted: 5 February 1940
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: No. 42 Radio Direction Finding Wing (RAAF)
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, 25 September 1918
Home Town: Fairfield, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), Townsville, Queensland, 6 December 1943, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Townsville War Cemetery, Queensland, Australia
Joint grave B.C. 13/14
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Corporal, SN 8719
5 Feb 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, Air and Ground Radio School
6 Dec 1943: Involvement Corporal, No. 42 Radio Direction Finding Wing (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Ahmed Cerne Hutchinson and Kathleen Hutchinson of Brisbane, Queensland

Husband of Betty Ella Hutchinson of Camp Hill, Queensland


Corporal Terence Joseph Hutchinson 8719 and Flying Officer Ronald Gilbert Thomas 402552 were killed when De Havilland Dragon DH84 A34-25 of 42 Radar Direction Finding Wing crashed 15 miles south of Croydon, Queensland - the aircraft was transporting radar equipment from Garbutt to Inverleigh (313 Radar Station)