Hugh Archibald LINTON

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LINTON, Hugh Archibald

Service Number: 77584
Enlisted: 6 August 1942, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Last Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Last Unit: No. 4 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Booval, Ipswich Region, Queensland, 7 June 1910
Home Town: Ipswich, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Butter Maker (Food Processing)
Died: Ground Accident, Nadzab, Morobe, Papua New Guinea, 28 October 1943, aged 33 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery
(CWGC) Official Commemoration - Grave Location: C. B. 10., Portion C/Row B/Grave 10. Roll of Honour: Ipswich, Queensland.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 77584
6 Aug 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 77584, No. 4 Squadron (RAAF)
6 Aug 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 77584, No. 4 Squadron (RAAF), Brisbane, QLD, Australia
6 Aug 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 77584, No. 4 Squadron (RAAF)
Date unknown: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 77584, No. 4 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Leading Aircraftman Hugh Archibald Linton (Messman) 77584 of 4SQN died from severe burns received on 26 October 1943 at Berry - died at 111CCS in Nadzab, New Guinea 28 October 1943