Aircraftman Class 1 Robert James HUDSON

Service No: 3368
Born: Semaphore SA, 30 July 1916
Enlisted in the RAAF: 16 May 1938 (at RAAF Station Laverton VIC)
Unit: No. 12 Squadron, RAAF Darwin NT
Died: Injuries from a Ground Accident, Darwin, 12 September 1939, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Adelaide River War Cemetery, NT
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Stanley James Hudson and Catherine Ann Hudson, of Murray Bridge, South Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 100, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

Aircraftman Hudson died on 12 September 1939 from injuries sustained in a fall from the first floor of the Airmen’s Quarters at Vestey’s on 9 September.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
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, 166/18/11; No. 12 Squadron Operations Record Book entry dated 12 September 1939

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