Flying Officer Eric HURRELL

Service No: 416858
Born: Medindie SA, 14 January 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 11 October 1941
Unit: No. 181 Squadron (RAF), Landing Ground B 120, Langenhagen, Germany
Died: Motor Vehicle Accident, Germany, 27 April 1945, Aged 25 Years
Buried: Nederweert War Cemetery, Limburg, Netherlands
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Arthur Ernest and Oliver Hurrell; husband of Maybelle Nolan Hurrell, of Epping, New South Wales, Australia.
Roll of Honour: Kilkenny SA
Remembered: Panel 124, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

Flying Officer Hurrell (Pilot, after flying Typhoon 1B aircraft with No. 181 Squadron) was killed in a motor accident near Langenhagen, Hanover, on 27 April 1945. A jeep overturned and he sustained injuries from which he later died.


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 Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/18/724

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