HUNT Campbell Vernon 29650

LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Campbell Vernon HUNT

Service No: 29650
Born: Beverley WA, 16 November 1915
Enlisted in the RAAF: 16 January 1941
Unit: No. 6 Service Flying Training School, Mallala SA
Died: Accident, Mallala, 11 August 1942, Aged 26 Years
Buried: Perth (Karrakatta) Crematorium, WA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Percy Harold and Alice Matilda Hunt, husband of Mildred Edith Hunt, of Armadale.
Roll of Honour: Beverley WA
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

At 2220 hours on 11 August 1942, Leading Aircraftman Hunt, a Fitter IIE, was killed while on duty when he was struck by an aircraft propeller.

References:

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 A705, 163/124/173

Bibliography:

Wilson, S. (Stewart) Anson, Hudson and Sunderland in Australian Service, Aerospace Publications Weston Creek ACT 2611, 1992