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Date of Crash: 20 Apr 43 Aircraft Type: Mohawk IV Serial Number:  Unit: 155 Sqdn
Pilot details: F Sgt Hubert Thomas FREEMAN*(404240)Source: AWM
Details: Missing from operational flight 20.4.43. Presumed Dead. On 20-4-1943, AUS404240 P/O Hubert Thomas FREEMAN MiD RAAF, was lost intercepting Japanese fighters in the Imphal area. Freeman, of No.155 Sqn., was flying a Mohawk IV. Also lost on this op was 946014 F/Sgt James Alexander SIMPSON RAFVR, flying Mohawk IV BK879. Freeman and Simpson were both reported missing, and are commemorated on the Singapore memorial. At 1400 hours on 20.4.1943 Mohawk IV was ordered to intercept a raid approaching base of 155 Sqdn at Agartala. It is assumed that the pilot was either shot down or forced landed and would have come down in very thick jungle.

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