HOOPS Samuel Wigmore 294601

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Flight Lieutenant Samuel Wigmore HOOPS

Service No: 294601
Born: York WA, 18 February 1903
Enlisted in the RAAF: 29 June 1940
Unit: No. 5 Initial Training School, Perth WA (at discharge)
Discharged from the RAAF: 7 May 1945
Died: Perth (Gosnells) WA, 7 January 1949, Aged 45 Years
Buried: Karrakatta General Cemetery, WA
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

Having died outside the specified period (3 September 1939 to 30 June 1947), Flight Lieutenant Hoops does not meet an eligibility criterion for inclusion on the Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour for World War II.

References:

Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (Perth) On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9300, HOOPS S W