Historical information

From collection of photographs and cuttings dedicated to the memory of WILKINSON JOHN HUDSON : Service Number - 400444 : Date of birth - 18 Feb 1914 : Place of birth - RUTHERGLEN VIC : Place of enlistment - MELBOURNE : Next of Kin - WILKINSON HUDSON.

Wilkinson was awarded the distinguished flying cross in March 1944 and tragically killed in action over Germany also in 1944. See also 237 and 240.


Newspaper notice advising Flight Lieut. J H Wilkinson previously reported missing now presumed to have lost his life whilst on air operations over East Prussia on 30 August, 1944.

Physical description

Newspaper cutting containing photograph and type

Inscriptions & markings

Veteran Airman's Fate