Leading Aircraftman Thomas Bruce HAMILTON

Service No: 437787
Born: Sydney NSW, 8 June 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 27 March 1943 (at Adelaide SA)
Unit: No. 1 Service Flying Training School (RCAF), Camp Borden, Ontario, Canada
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 1 Service Flying Training School aircraft), Ontario, 21 April 1944, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Barrie Union Cemetery, Barrie, Ontario
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Edward Frank and Daisy Agnes Hamilton, of Adelaide, South Australia.
Roll of Honour: Adelaide SA
Remembered: Panel 133, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

On the 21st April 1944, Leading Aircraftman Hamilton, a student pilot, took off on a solo night cross-country flight. On return from the flight, the aircraft crashed two miles west from Camp Borden and he was killed.


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 Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/17/549

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