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Ross Hugh Robert Hector


Born Roseville, New South Wales to Trevor Wilson and Henrietta Katherine Annie Ross

He enlisted in the RAAF and was attached to RAF 12 Squadron. 

On the night of the 16 Dec 1943 which became known as ‘Black Thursday” Flt Sgt Ross who was pilot on Lancaster JB715 which was returning from a raid on Berlin crashed after flying into trees in low cloud at Hainton, near Louth in Lincolnshire at 2354 hours and all on board lost their lives. 

Flt Sgt Ross was buried in the RAF Cemetery Cambridge England.  He is also commemorated on the Hobart Tasmania War Memorial.









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