Sergeant Kevin Gilbert CHOTE

Service No: 405542
Born: Toowoomba QLD, 28 April 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 25 April 1941
Unit: No. 13 Squadron, Hughes NT
Died: Air Operations: (No. 13 Squadron Hudson aircraft A16-166), Timor, 24 December 1942, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Ambon War Cemetery, Indonesia
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Alfred Henry Philip and Edith Chote, of Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.
Roll of Honour: Toowoomba QLD
Remembered: Panel 100, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 24 December 1942, Hudson A16-166 went missing on air operations at Nova Ancora, Timor. The crew members of A16-166 were:

Sergeant Keith Gilbert Chote (405542) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Sergeant Reginald Mervin Clark (416653) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Sergeant John McArthur Dunbar (416661) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Flying Officer Gordon Pirie Thomson (405889) (Pilot)
Sergeant Reginald Stuart West (405163) (Observer)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/96/208


Grantham, S. R. (Sidney Richard) (6590) The 13 Squadron Story, S.R. Grantham, Dee Why NSW 2099, 1991

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