Sergeant Huon Tasman NATION

Service No: 408147
Born: Scottsdale TAS, 20 February 1916
Enlisted in the RAAF: 3 January 1941
Unit: No. 1 Middle East Training School (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 1 Middle East Training School Spitfire aircraft BP464), Egypt, 23 October 1942, Aged 26 Years
Buried: Moascar War Cemetery, Egypt
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Arthur and Minnie Nation; husband of Kathleen Mary Nation, of Stanley, Tasmania, Australia
Roll of Honour: Stanley TAS
Remembered: Panel 127, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 23 October 1942, Spitfire BP464 flown by Sergeant Nation spun off a turn and crashed into a lake to the north-west of El Ballah and he was killed.


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 A9301, 408147
On Line Sources

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