Pilot Officer Hubert Thomas FREEMAN MID

Service No: 404240
Born: Rockhampton QLD, 23 January 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 19 July 1940
Unit: No. 155 Squadron (RAF), Agartala, India
Awarded the Mentioned in Despatches (MID), 11 June 1942
Died: Air Operations: (No. 155 Squadron Mohawk IV aircraft) India, 20 April 1943, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Alexander Hubert and Cora Gordon Freeman, of Miriam Vale, Queensland, Australia.
Roll of Honour: Clermont QLD
Remembered: Column 429, Singapore Memorial, Singapore
Remembered: Panel 122, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

Pilot Officer Freeman was reported missing on air operations in India on 20 April 1943. At 1400 hours he was ordered to intercept a raid approaching Agartala. It was assumed that he was either shot down or forced landed and would have come down in very thick jungle. Also lost in this raid was Flight Sergeant James Alexander Simpson (946014) (RAFVR).


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 A9300, FREEMAN H T
On Line Sources