Arthur Leslie HEWISH

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HEWISH, Arthur Leslie

Service Number: 402353
Enlisted: 19 August 1940
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 458 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Albury New South Wales Australia , 24 October 1917
Home Town: Vaucluse, Waverley, New South Wales
Schooling: Newington College Stanmore (1929-31) Albury Grammar School (1932-34)
Occupation: Estate Agent
Died: Flying Accident, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, 9 January 1942, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Brookwood Military Cemetery, Pirbright, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Plot 4. Row H. Grave 16. Epitaph Reads "His Duty Fearlessly And Nobly Done. We Remember" Local Roll of Honour- Sydney New South Wales Australia
Memorials: Albury Grammar School Honour Roll, Albury Methodist Church Circuit Honour Roll, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial, Old Albury Methodist Church HEWISH Memorial Window
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World War 2 Service

19 Aug 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 402353
28 Dec 1940: Embarked Royal Australian Air Force, SN 402353, Emb. Sydney for Canada
25 May 1941: Promoted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant
9 Jan 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 402353, No. 458 Squadron (RAAF)

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