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Warrant Officer Richard 'Dick' William HAWLEY

454 RAAF Squadron

Service No. 436519

Date of Birth: 5 Jun 1924 

Place of Birth : WYALKATCHEM, WA

Date of Enlistment: 30 Jan 1943

Date of Discharge: 18 Dec 1945


I Joined 454 Sqn. at Cesenatico a few days before the squadron flew up to Villa Orba. With me were George Millet & his crew - also Eddy Gaskell & his crew. 

Gaskell Crew : 9/5/45 - 14/8/45

Back Row L-R: Warrant Officer Arthur "Junior" Davy,

W O George "Horse" Hodgson & Air Gunner Harry Keelan

Pilot - Ed Gaskell (seated - centre)

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