Hughie Edwards Australian Victoria Cross recipient senior officer in the Royal Air Force and Governor of Western Australia
Hughie Edwards is a 68 years old Australian Victoria Cross recipient senior officer in the Royal Air Force and Governor of Western Australia from Fremantle. Hughie Edwards was born on August 01, 1914 (died on August 05, 1982, he was 68 years old) in Fremantle. His nickname was Edwards Air Commodore Sir Hughie Idwal.
Air Commodore Sir Hughie Idwal Edwards VC KCMG CB DSO OBE DFC was a senior officer in the Royal Air Force Governor of Western Australia and an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross the highest decoration for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to members of the British and Commonwealth armed forces.
Read full biography
No, he died on 08/05/1982, 40 years ago. He was 68 years old when he died. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. He died in Darling Point and buried in Karrakatta Cemetery .
|Team||Match/Point||Start||End||Age at that time|
|South Fremantle Football Club|
Hughie Edwards zodiac sign was leo.
Other facts about Hughie Edwards
|Alias||Edwards Air Commodore Sir Hughie Idwal|
|Award||Order of the Bath, Mentioned in dispatches, Distinguished Flying Cross (United Kingdom), Victoria Cross, Order of the British Empire, Distinguished Service Order, Order of St Michael and St George, Venerable Order of Saint John|
|Battle||Siege of Malta (World War II), Battle of the Atlantic, Suez Crisis, World War II, Mediterranean and Middle East theatre of World War II, European theatre of World War II, South-East Asian theatre of World War II|
|Country of citizenship||Australia|
|Place of death||Darling Point|
|Given name||Idwal , series ordinal: 2|
|Position held||Governor Of Western Australia , start time: 1974-01-07T00:00:00Z , end time: 1975-04-02T00:00:00Z , replaces: Douglas Kendrew , replaced by: Wallace Kyle , series ordinal: 23|
|Date of death||1982-08-05T00:00:00Z|
|Place of birth||Fremantle|
|Family name||Edwards. Show people with the surname Edwards|
|Languages spoken, written or signed||English|
|Name in native language||Hughie Idwal Edwards|
|Military branch||Royal Australian Air Force|
|Sport||Australian Rules Football|
|Place of burial||Karrakatta Cemetery|
|Cause of death||Cerebral Hemorrhage|
|Military rank||Air Commodore|