Personnel Index - Detail

Name
HAWKINS
First Names
Thomas C
Rank
Flying Officer
Service
RAAF
Service Number
A419175
Crew Position
Pilot
Posting Details
Posted in 3/45

 

Aircrew and groundcrew
 



F/O T C Hawkins is centre rear row.
Other crew members (in no order) are likely to be:

Sgt KW Symonds, F/Sgt G Cable, F/S RL Arnold, W/O G Abernethy,
Sgt K A Reakes and either Sgts T J Holloway, TJ Millea or WC Wilcox
 

49Sqn Association

All 49 Sqn 'Aussie' pilots from 1945 Fulbeck:

On the left, HAROLD FRICKER; he flew 17 ops plus PoW trips from Jan 1945.

In the middle (seated); JACK BRANCH.
Jack flew 17ops plus PoW trips from Dec 1944.

Standing LES HAMMOND.
He flew 18ops plus POW repatriation trips from Jan 1945.

On the right is TOM HAWKINS; he was on his second tour having flown operations in the Middle East.
He flew 7 ops with 49 plus PoW trips from March 1945.

The photograph was taken in 1992 in Australia.

"Posted out" 2008.