Hill, Norman Aubrey (Flying Officer, b.1916-d.1991)

Places
Accession Number PR06012
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: 2.5 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Log book
Maker Hill, Norman Aubrey
Place made Australia, British Mandate of Palestine: Palestine, Canada, Italy, North Africa, United Kingdom
Date made 1942-1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the Second World War service of 420671 Flying Officer Norman Aubrey Hill, 150 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, North Africa, Italy and Palestine, 1942-1945.

Wallet 1 of 1 - Collection consists of one log book of Flying Officer Norman Aubrey Hill, with entries dated between 30 April 1942 and 10 July 1945. The entries record details of flights such as dates and times, types and numbers of aircraft, crewmembers, and purposes of flights. Some of the flight purposes include general training exercise and tests, cross country flights, advanced flying training, navigation tests, and bombing practice. From November 1943, his log book records that he flew in bombing operations targeting strategic locations in Italy and Axis-occupied Europe from North Africa. In September 1944, his log book records numerous instructional flights throughout the Middle East with 76 Operational Training Unit in Palestine. This log book also contains certificates of qualification for various training courses.