Flight Lieutenant William James HAMILTON

459 RAAF Squadron

Service No. 414245

Date of Birth: 19 Feb 1913

Place of Birth: BRISBANE, QLD

Date of Enlistment: 17 Aug 1941

Date of Discharge: 17 Oct 1945

Rank: Flight Lieutenant

Date of Death: 1981 (Exact date is unknown)

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Crew on Combined Air/Naval Submarine Hunt 7-11th March 1944: Flying a Ventura Mk V:
  • F/Off. J. Morrison, RAAF

  • F/Off. W.J. Hamilton, RAAF

  • F/Off. J. Sharpe, RAAF

  • F/Sgt. J. Foster, RAF

Crew - on the bombing raid against the Radar station at Londa, Crete, 25th August 1944 : Flying a Baltimore Mk V:
  • F/Off. P.A.W. MacPherson, RAAF

  • F/Off. W.J. Hamilton, RAAF

  • WO. G.R. MacKenzie, RAAF

  • WO. N.A. Fitzpatrick, RAAF

Photo of William Hamilton was taken just before his death in 1981

 

The above photos have been provided by William's daughter Annabelle Christensen

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