HAMPTON Thomas Raymond 427829

LEST WE FORGET

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.

References:

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