Flight Sergeant Thomas Raymond HAMPTON

Service No: 427829
Born: Aldershot England, 19 October 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 6 October 1942 (at Perth WA)
Unit: No. 14 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit (RAF), RAF Banff, Morayshire
Died: Aircraft Accident (Airspeed Oxford aircraft BG220), Scotland, 10 May 1944, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Banff Cemetery, Morayshire
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Alfred and Elizabeth Hampton, of Belmont, Western Australia.
Roll of Honour: Collie WA
Remembered: Panel 123, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

On the 10th May 1943, Oxford BG220 took off from RAF Banff on a solo non-operational day training flight. The aircraft crashed at 1000 hours at Mains of Kinnoch, Ellen, Aberdeenshire, and the pilot, Flight Sergeant Hampton, 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, 166/17/575

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