Eric Allan Hill                                           Updated:  17 JAN 2012


Airman:
 a019038.htm Surname: Hill Init: E A Rank: F/Sgt Service: RAAF Sqdn: 15

P_link: p217.htm Plane: STI BK774 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: NorthSea/Skagerrak

Crash_d: d040943 Buried_d: b180943 C_link: c019.htm At_Next: Frederikshavn, gr. 40

Kl. 20.17 den 4. september 1943 startede STI BK774 på en minelægningsoperation.
Se Minelægningsområder.
Siden hørte ingen fra flyet. Hele besætningen omkom.

E. A. Hill og R. O. Lander blev fundet i havet ved Klitmøller (omkring her).
De blev begravet i Frederikshavn henholdsvis den 18. og 13. september 1943.
(Kilde: FAF)

Flight Sergeant Eric Allan Hill, 25 år, var søn af James Joseph og Elizabeth Hill, Kurri Kurri,
New South Wales, Australia.
(Kilde: CWGC)
7 flyvere.

At 20.17 hours on 4 September 1943 STI BK774 took off on a minelaying operation.
See Minelaying areas.
Since then nothing was heard from the plane. All of the crew perished.

E. A. Hill and R. O. Lander were found in the sea off Klitmøller (about here).
They were buried in Frederikshavn on 18 and 13 September 1943, respectively.
 (Source: FAF)

Flight Sergeant Eric Allan Hill, 25, was the son of James Joseph and Elizabeth Hill, of Kurri Kurri,
New South Wales, Australia. (Source: CWGC)
His duty fearlessly and nobly done. Ever remembered.


See Bomber Command No. 15 Squadron and XV (R) Squadron.

This Stirling took off from RAF Mildenhall. 7 airmen.