Sergeant Thomas Leo HOGAN

Service No: 409409
Born: Ballan VIC, 29 October 1917
Enlisted in the RAAF: 15 August 1941
Unit: No. 20 Service Flying Training School (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 20 Service Flying Training School Harvard aircraft P5868), Zimbabwe, 1 October 1942, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery, Zimbabwe
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Edmond John and Molly Magdelene Hogan, of East St. Kilda, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Ballan VIC
Remembered: Panel 134, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 0930 hours on 1 October 1942 during a solo dive bombing exercise at the Inkomo bombing range, Harvard P5868 crashed when the aircraft failed to recover from a dive and Sergeant Hogan, a student pilot flying solo, 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 Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/123/349


Winter, V.A. (Vincent Adams) Noble Six Hundred: the story of the Empire Air Training Scheme with special reference to Australians who trained in Southern Rhodesia, V.A. Winter Brighton VIC 3186, 1982

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