Warrant Officer Hamilton Alexander DOUGLAS

Service No: 405843
Born: Rockhampton QLD, 18 July 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 21 June 1941
Unit: No. 54 Operational Training Unit (RAF)
Died: Injuries from and Aircraft Accident (No. 54 Operational Training Unit Martinet aircraft EM481 on 17 March 1944), Berwickshire, 18 March 1944, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Fogo Churchyard, Berwickshire, Scotland
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Stuart Thorncliffe Douglas and Hilda Mabel Douglas, of Dee Why, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Mackay QLD
Remembered: Panel 121, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 17 March 1944, Martinet EM481 flown by Warrant Officer Douglas stalled on take-off and crashed south of the airfield at Winfield, Berwickshire. He was severely injured and died the following day. Leading Aircraftman John William Bainbridge (1203032) (RAFVR) (Supernumerary) was killed in the accident.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9301, 405843
On Line Sources

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