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HOSKINS, JOHN GEOFFREY, DFC, AFC

Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:261718
Rank:Squadron Leader
Date of Birth:29 July 1914
Date of Death:30 October 1947 (Aged 33 years)
Decorations:Distinguished Flying Cross
Air Force Cross

Timeline

8 November 1943Beaufort A9-418: Aircraft over ran strip due to brake failure causing damage to undercarriage and airscrews.
18 June 1946Discharged from Royal Australian Air Force.
30 October 1947Hudson A16-117: Aircraft crashed south east of Muswellbrook, NSW.

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll
The London Gazette - Distinguished Flying Cross Announcement (1 May 1945)
The London Gazette - Air Force Cross Announcement (6 June 1947)

Record updated on 16 November 2017.


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