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Carter, Henry Hamilton (Sergeant)

Killed in Flying Accident 1943-May-15

Birth Date: 1921-September-26 (age 21)

Harold & Jenny Carter

Home: Mimico,Ontario (parents)

Service
RCAF
Unit
31 OTU- Operational Training Unit
Base
RAF Debert, NS
Rank
Sergeant
Marshal
Air Chief MarshalA/C/M
Air MarshalA/M
Air Vice MarshalA/V/M
Air CommodoreA/C
Group CaptainG/C
Wing CommanderW/C
Squadron LeaderS/L
Flight LieutenantF/L
Flying OfficerF/O
Pilot OfficerP/O
Warrant Officer 1st ClassWO1
Warrant Officer 2nd ClassWO2
Flight SergeantFS
SergeantSGT
CorporalCPL
Senior AircraftmanSAC
Leading AircraftmanLAC
Aircraftman 1st ClassAC1
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAC2
Position
Wireless Air Gunner
Service Numbers
R/160385

Hudson Mk VI FK-468 failed to return from a navigational exercise over the Atlantic.

Crew: Sergeant Henry Hamilton Carter RCAF R/160385 Wireless Air Gunner Sergeant Eric Rowland Dixey RAF Pilot Sergeant Reginald Carl Horsley RCAF R/165007 Wireless Air Gunner Sergeant William Lloyd McDowell RCAF R/153587 Nav: were missing, believed killed. They have no known graves and are commemorated on the Ottawa War Memorial.

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Sergeant Henry Hamilton Carter has no known grave.

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Hudson FK468

Lockheed Hudson A-28 A-29 AT-18

Lockheed Hudson
Source National Air Force Museum of Canada.

The Lockheed Hudson was an American-built light bomber and coastal reconnaissance aircraft built initially for the Royal Air Force (RAF) shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War and primarily operated by the RAF thereafter. The Hudson served throughout the war, mainly with Coastal Command, but also in transport and training roles, as well as delivering agents into occupied France. They were also used extensively with the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) anti-submarine squadrons. National Air Force Museum of Canada.

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Kestrek Publications Hudon - Kestrel Publications

CASPIR Aircraft Groups:
RCAF On Strength (247), RCAF 400 Squadron (2), Canadian Aircraft Losses (245), Canadian Ferried (1)
last update: 2021-12-21 01:36:53

Hudson Mk. VI FK468

Used by No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS. Disappeared on a night navigation exercise over the ocean on 15 May 1943. Last position report received at 22:45, at second planned turning point. All 4 crew missing. Ownership to No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 21 May 1943 for write off.
1942-09-25 Taken on Strength Eastern Air Command 2019-08-20
1943-06-22 Struck off Strength 2019-08-20

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