Aircraftman Class 1 Keith Frederic HUGHES

Service No: 71823
Born: Drummoyne NSW, 11 October 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 27 October 1942
Unit: No. 2 Personnel Depot, Bradfield Park NSW
Died: Ground Accident, Sydney, 21 January 1943, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Sydney War Cemetery, Rookwood NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Richard Conyard Hughes and Bertha Elizabeth Hughes, of Drummoyne
Roll of Honour: Sydney NSW
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 21 January 1943, Aircraftman Class I Hughes, an Office Orderly, died from injuries accidentally received when fell to the ground while he was walking along the ledge near the top of the Hampton Court Hotel, Kings Cross.


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, 166/18/18

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