|Service:||Royal Australian Air Force|
|Date of Birth:||18 April 1909|
|Place of Birth:||Albury, NSW, Australia|
|Date of Death:||21 November 1943 (Aged 34 years)|
|Units:||No. 20 Squadron, RAAF †|
NAA: A9301, 126243
|17 June 1940||Enlisted with the Second Australian Imperial Force.|
|2 February 1941||Embarked at Sydney.|
|19 February 1941||Disembarked at Singapore.|
|31 December 1941||Embarked at Malaya.|
|11 January 1942||Disembarked at Melbourne.|
Reason for return - Recurrent arthritis.
|6 April 1942||Discharged from Second AIF.|
|21 January 1943||Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.|
Aircraftman 1st Class on Enlistment.
Posted to No. 1 Recruit Depot, RAAF.
|27 February 1943||Posted to No. 2 Embarkation Depot, RAAF, Bradfield Park.|
|22 March 1943||Posted to No. 1 Reserve Personnel Pool, RAAF.|
|31 March 1943||Posted to No. 20 Squadron, RAAF.|
|15 October 1943||Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.|
|21 November 1943 †||C-47 41-18648: Aircraft missing during transport flight from Rockhampton.|
|5 July 1948||Buried at the Bundaberg War Cemetery (Plot A. Row B. Collective Grave 1-5. 10-16).|
|Cemetery:||BUNDABERG GENERAL CEMETERY|
|Grave:||Plot A. Row B. Collective Grave 1-5. 10-16.|
World War 2 Nominal Roll
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
World War 2 Nominal Roll - Second AIF Service
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, HORE HECTOR : Service Number - VX27539 : Date of birth - 18 Apr 1909 : Place of birth - ALBURY NSW : Place of enlistment - CAULFIELD VIC : Next of Kin - HORE K, B883, VX27539.
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, HORE HECTOR RICHARD : Service Number - 126243 : Date of birth - 18 Apr 1909 : Place of birth - ALBURY NSW : Place of enlistment - MELBOURNE : Next of Kin - HORE KATIE, A9301, 126243.
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, HORE, Hector Richard - (Leading Aircraftman); Service Number - 126243; File type - Casualty - Repatriation; Aircraft Douglas US aircraft VH-CGC; Place - near Maryborough, Queensland; Date - 21 November 1943, A705, 166/18/235.
Record updated on 18 November 2017.
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