Pilot Officer Alfred Vindin HILDER

Service No: 43079
Born: Camden NSW, 8 May 1911
Enlisted in the RAAF: 6 November 1939 (at RAAF Station Point Cook VIC)
Unit: No. 21 Squadron / Armament Training Station, Cressy VIC
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 21 Squadron Wirraway aircraft A20-49), Lake Corangamite VIC, 10 May 1940, Aged 29 Years
Buried: Williamstown General Cemetery VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Reginald Manly Hilder and Kathleen Emily Hilder, of Artarmon, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Artarmon NSW
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 0855 hours on 10 May 1940, Wirraway A20-49 spun into Lake Corangamite about 1 mile from shore near Foxhow and both crew members were killed.

The crew members of A20-49 were:

Pilot Officer Alfred Vindin Hilder (43079) (Second Pilot)
Flying Officer Allan Lindsay May (3229) (Pilot)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 53/1/631; A9845, 102

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