|Service:||Royal Australian Air Force|
|Date of Birth:||19 June 1916|
|Place of Birth:||Brisbane, Queensland, Australia|
|Date of Death:||22 December 1942 (Aged 26 years)|
|Units:||No. 4 Squadron, RAAF †|
No. 6 Squadron, RAAF
No. 6 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 2 Service Flying Training School, RAAF
School of Army Co-Operation, RAAF
|3 February 1941||Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.|
Aircraftman 2nd Class on Enlistment.
Posted to No. 3 Initial Training School, RAAF.
|29 March 1941||Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.|
|30 April 1941||Posted to No. 6 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF.|
|30 June 1941||Posted to No. 2 Service Flying Training School, RAAF.|
|18 September 1941||Awarded Flying Badge.|
|17 November 1941||Promoted to Pilot Officer.|
|24 November 1941||Posted to No. 3 Embarkation Depot, RAAF.|
|8 December 1941||Posted to No. 2 Embarkation Depot, RAAF.|
|20 December 1941||Posted to No. 6 Squadron, RAAF.|
|24 December 1941||Posted to No. 2 Embarkation Depot, RAAF.|
|19 January 1942||Posted to the Operational Training Unit, RAAF.|
|25 February 1942||Posted to the School of Army Co-Operation, RAAF.|
|21 March 1942||Posted to No. 4 Squadron, RAAF.|
|17 May 1942||Promoted to Flying Officer.|
|22 December 1942 †||Wirraway A20-160: Aircraft was shot down by anti-aircraft fire during a tactical reconnaissance mission to Buna.|
|23 December 1942||Buried at scene of crash (Map Reference 2785-2375 Buna Target No. 24).|
|4 August 1943||Reburied at Cape Endaiadere War Cemetery (Plot D, Row B, Grave 3).|
|1 June 1944||Reburied at Soputa War Cemetery (Grave U.A.4).|
|24 November 1946||Reburied at Bomana War Cemetery, Port Moresby (Grave B8.C.22).|
|Cemetery:||PORT MORESBY (BOMANA) WAR CEMETERY|
|Grave:||B8. C. 22.|
||33 / 35½ inches
||83.82 / 90.17 cm
World War 2 Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1946, Bomana War Cemetery, B7A1 to B8F27, A8234, 22.
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, HOCKINGS GEORGE : Service Number - 405250 : Date of birth - 19 Jun 1916 : Place of birth - BRISBANE QLD : Place of enlistment - BRISBANE : Next of Kin - HOCKINGS EDWARD, A9300, HOCKINGS G.
Record updated on 17 June 2018.
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