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F/L DONALD ERNEST HILLMAN
PART I | PART II | PART III | PART IV | PART V

Donald Ernest Hillman F/L(P) J17893

From Elrose, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Jun. 24/44 age 26. #148 Squadron (Trusty). BROTHER to James Gordon Hillman. Halifax aircraft # JP237 missing during a secret night operation twenty three miles north-east of Genoa. Flight Lieutenant Pilot Hillman is buried in the Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa, Italy.

 

Ref:  THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD ~ Compiled by Les Allison and Harry Hayward ~
Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum, Inc. ~ Box 1481, Brandon, MB Canada  R7A 6N3

F/O James Gordon Hillman
F/O James Gordon Hillman
James Gordon Hillman F/O(N) J21914

From Elrose, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Feb. 25/44  age 27. #408 Goose Squadron (For Freedom). BROTHER to Donald Ernest Hillman. Lancaster aircraft # DS844 was shot down twelve miles souith of the target during night operations against Schweinfurt, Germany. Flying Officer Navigator Hillman has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham Surrey, England.

Crewmates: Sgt. A.J. Emerson, P/O.s H.N. Cunliffe (RAF), H. Sherlock D.F.C. (RAF), Sgt. H.G. Basten (RAF), FS.s R.S. Nurse (RAF), and R.R. Walker (RAF) were also killed.

Ref:  THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD ~ Compiled by Les Allison and Harry Hayward ~
Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum, Inc. ~ Box 1481, Brandon, MB Canada  R7A 6N3

F/L WILLIAM GAVIN CAMPBELL
F/L WILLIAM GAVIN CAMPBELL Pilot

From Strathclair, Manitoba. Killed Apr 30/1945 age 23. #428 Ghost Squadron (Usque Ad Finem). Lancaster aircraft crashed. The crew of Lancaster KB879 were engaged on an experimental cross- country exercise when they crashed at Sandon, Stratfordhire, England. Flight Lieutenant Pilot Campbell is buried in the Blacon Cemetery, Chester, Cheshire, England. 

Also killed were crewmates: W02 (AG) Thomas Daniel Lawley, Sgt. J.H. Kay, FSs  S. Berryman, J .L Tweedy, E. J. Wright
 

Ref:  THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD ~ Compiled by Les Allison and Harry Hayward ~
Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum, Inc. ~ Box 1481, Brandon, MB Canada  R7A 6N3
  
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RCAF WWII BCATP Memorial ~ CATP Air Museum ~ Brandon, Manitoba, Canada

F/L William Gavin Campbell
300' Memorial Wall and Statue
F/L Donald Ernest Hillman and F/O James Gordon Hillman



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Read this Brandon Sun Newspaper Story HERE


 


Our son Robin and the monument to uncle William Campbell and his Lancaster crew
at the crash site near Sandon, England
A still taken from the 4-hour documentary he appeared in on the History Channel

Part I: Overview | Part II: Brandon Sun | Part III: News Story | Part IV: Photos
Mirrored from
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HILLMAN RCAF TRIBUTE SERIES: F/L DONALD ERNEST HILLMAN

Donald Hillman Contents
1. Donald Hillman Intro
2. Donald Hillman Missions
3. Donald Hillman Photo Album I
4. Exploring the Crash Site
5. Sabini Photos of Parts Retrieved

 
HILLMAN / CAMPBELL FAMILY WW II TRIBUTES
F/L Donald E. Hillman
S.O.E Halifax JP237 Missions
F/L William G. Campbell 
Lancaster KB 879 Tribute
F/O J. Gordon Hillman
Lancaster ~ Tribute
CPO R. Gerald Hillman
H.M.C.S  Prince Robert
CATP Air Museum
Brandon MB Canada
William Robin Hillman
BCATP Film Project 2004
MORE HILLMAN WEB FEATURES IN OUR 
MEMORIES OF WORLD WAR II SERIES
MUSEUM: COMMONWEALTH AIR TRAINING PLAN
Brandon Airport ~ Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
www.airmuseum.ca
RCAF Lancaster and Campbell Tribute
TRIBUTE SITE: F/L W. G. Campbell 
& Crew of Lancaster KB 879 Tribute
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HMCS Prince Robert and Hillman Tribute
TRIBUTE SITE: CPO R. G. Hillman
& H.M.C.S  Prince Robert
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XII Dragoons - 26 RCA MuseumXII Dragoons - 26 RCA Museum
MUSEUM: XII MANITOBA DRAGOONS & 26 FIELD REG.
Brandon Armoury ~ Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
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TRIBUTE: Edgar Rice Burroughs: The War Years
War Journals of the Oldest War Correspondent in the Pacific
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TRIBUTE: Mike Spack Memoirs
WW II RCAF Mosquito Pilot
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Ex-Ai Gunner's: Short Bursts Webzine
WEBZINE: SHORT BURSTS
Official Monthy Webzine for the RCAF Ex-Air Gunners 
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WEBZINE: AS YOU WERE . . .
An Online WW II Nostalgia Magazine
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NAVIGATION MAP to Hillman Tribute Sites
World War II & Military Nostalgia Sites
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TRIBUTE: F/L Donald E. Hillman
S.O.E. Secret Halifax Missions Log
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TRIBUTE: F/O J. Gordon Hillman
Lancaster Downed in 1000 Bomber Mission
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