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Kenneth Hawkins

Date of Birth

21 July, 1920

College

Borough Road College

Service number

1529018

WW2 rank

Flight Sergeant

99 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Theatre of war

Burma

Date of death

29 November, 1943

Location of death

Burma

Buried/memorial

Singapore Memorial

Awards/Honours


Biography

Flight Sergeant Kenneth Hawkins studied at Borough Road College from 1939 to 1941. Soon after his graduation he joined the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserved and was sent to Burma. On 29th November 1943 Flight Sergeant Hawkins was sent as a navigator on a Wellington Bomber to carry out a mission against Rangoon. It is believed that they were successful in their mission but they never returned to base.

Sources

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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