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454 RAAF Baltimore (B) Squadron

Warrant Officer Richard 'Dick' William Hawley

Service No. 436519

Date/Place of Birth : 5 June 1924, Wyalkatchem, West Australia

Date of Enlistment: 30 January 1943

Date of Discharge: 18 December 1945

Posting at Discharge: ME Command



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. 


My Navigator was F/O Ken Anderson. Ken died of emphysema some 60 years ago.

Richard W HAWLEY