Corporal Hilton George SHUNG

Service No: 68720
Born: Ryde NSW, 26 December 1913
Enlisted in the RAAF: 12 August 1942
Unit: Care and Maintenance Unit Narrandera
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 92 Squadron Beaufighter aircraft A8-245), Narrandera NSW, 3 September 1945, Aged 31 Years
Buried: Narrandera War Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of George and Jessie Amelia Shung, of Narrandera
Roll of Honour: Narrandera NSW
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Narrandera World War II memorial, Narrandera NSW
Remembered: Narrandera Tiger Moth Memorial, Narrandera NSW
Remembered: Narrandera War Cemetery, Narrandera NSW

On the 3 September 1945, Beaufighter A8-245 crashed at Narrandera during local flying and all on board were killed.

On board A8-245 were:

Sergeant Norman John Bailey (37964) (Second Pilot)
Flight Sergeant Harold Stewart Currie (15235) (Clerk General, Supernumerary)
Warrant Officer Henry Thomas George Griffin (4594) (Equipment Assistant, Supernumerary)
Warrant Officer Leslie Hunter Jorgensen (429501) (Pilot)
Leading Aircraftman Robert Lindsay Norton (149756) (Equipment Assistant, Supernumerary)
Corporal Hilton George Shung (68720) (Equipment Assistant, Supernumerary)
Sergeant Albert Victor Whittington (5668) (Instrument Maker, Supernumerary)


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, 166/37/1238; A9845, 58
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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