Flight Sergeant Alexander John Hunter

Service number 437963
Birth Date 12 September 1924
Birth Place Australia: South Australia, Adelaide
Death Date 29 September 1945
Death Place Malaysia: Labuan
Final Rank Flight Sergeant
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Unit No. 82 Squadron
Places
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

Alexander John Hunter enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force on 27 April 1943. He trained as a pilot in Australia, and was assigned to 82 Squadron in June 1945. Flight Sergeant Hunter served with 82 Squadron in the Netherlands East Indies. On 29 September 1945, Flight Sergeant Hunter failed to return from a non-operational flight at Labuan, Borneo. It was presumed that he had crashed into the sea or jungle. No trace of the aircraft or pilot was found. Flight Sergeant Hunter is commemorated at Labuan Memorial.

Rolls

  • Roll of Honour:

    Unit
    No. 82 Squadron
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Flight Sergeant

Timeline

Date of birth 12 September 1924
Date of enlistment 27 April 1943
Date of death 29 September 1945