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HORE, HECTOR RICHARD

Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:126243
Rank:Leading Aircraftman
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

Timeline

17 June 1940Enlisted with the Second Australian Imperial Force.
2 February 1941Embarked at Sydney.
19 February 1941Disembarked at Singapore.
31 December 1941Embarked at Malaya.
11 January 1942Disembarked at Melbourne.
Reason for return - Recurrent arthritis.
6 April 1942Discharged from Second AIF.
21 January 1943Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.
Aircraftman 1st Class on Enlistment.
Posted to No. 1 Recruit Depot, RAAF.
27 February 1943Posted to No. 2 Embarkation Depot, RAAF, Bradfield Park.
22 March 1943Posted to No. 1 Reserve Personnel Pool, RAAF.
31 March 1943Posted to No. 20 Squadron, RAAF.
15 October 1943Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.
21 November 1943C-47 41-18648: Aircraft missing during transport flight from Rockhampton.
5 July 1948Buried at the Bundaberg War Cemetery (Plot A. Row B. Collective Grave 1-5. 10-16).

Burial Details

Cemetery:BUNDABERG GENERAL CEMETERY
Grave:Plot A. Row B. Collective Grave 1-5. 10-16.

Photos

Grave of LAC H.R. Hore at the Bundaberg General Cemetery, QueenslandMemorial plaque to LAC H.R. Hore at the Albury War Memorial, NSW

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
World War 2 Nominal Roll - Second AIF Service

References

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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