Biography

Birth date: 16 July 1915
Birth place: Australia: New South Wales, Ellerslie Station
Death date: 29 July 1979
Death place: Australia: Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
Final rank: Wing Commander
Service number: 528 - Second World War, 1939-1945
250528 - Second World War, 1939-1945
Units:
  • RAAF Port Morseby
  • No. 2 Squadron

Rolls and Awards

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Flying Cross

  • Unit: RAAF Port Morseby
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Honours and Awards : Bar to Distinguished Flying Cross

  • Unit: No. 2 Squadron
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Collection Items

Photograph

AC0063

Lockheed Hudson aircraft, A16-12, being flown by 260417 Flying Officer Neville Gerald Hemsworth with Second Pilot Flying Officer David Campbell, while both pilots were undertaking the Hudson Conversion Course with No. 2 Squadron RAAF. Hemsworth and Campbell flew with 1 Operational Training Unit (1...

AC0063

P03901.005

A group portrait of the members of two training courses at 1 Operational Training Unit (1 OTU). The front three rows are Beaufort crews, while the back three rows are Hudson crews. There were 12 Hudson crews that attended the No 2 Hudson Operational Training Course, which commenced on 11 August...

P03901.005

Timeline

Date of birth 1915-07-16
Date of discharge 1945-10-03
Date of death 1979-07-29