Sergeant David John HUTCHISON

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 1560875 (RAFVR)
Born: Date, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 77 Squadron (RAF), RAF Full Sutton, Yorkshire
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 77 Squadron Halifax aircraft MZ701), Yorkshire, 8 June 1944, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery, Yorkshire
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John and Emily Hutchison, of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown

Halifax MZ701 took off from RAF Full Sutton at 0207 hours on the night of 8th June 1944 detailed to carry out a night flying training exercise. Almost immediately MZ701 crashed due to engine failure and loss of control. All the crew members were killed.

The crew members of MZ701 were:

Sergeant Edward Ferguson Chapman (1346174) (RAFVR) (Navigator)
Sergeant Harry Fox (1517617) (RAFVR) (Flight Engineer)
Flight Sergeant Kevin Francis Galvin (418382) (Wireless Operator Air)
Sergeant David John Hutchison (1560875) (RAFVR) (Air Bomber)
Pilot Officer Gordon Leslie Hyde (422187) (Pilot)
Flight Sergeant Aidan Jordan (429663) (Rear Gunner)
Flight Sergeant John Duncan Krone (432211) (Mid Upper Gunner)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/18/371

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