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William Torrens Hinds was posted to Darwin with 54 squadron of the RAF (English) in February 1943 flying Spitfires out of Parap airfield defending Darwin against Japanese attacks.He was shot down and killed, aged 21, at Pioneer Creek near Darwin on the 7th September 1943 and is buried in the Adelaide River War Cemetery.While the Spitfires of Nos 54 and 452 were near Port Patterson the pilots saw 21 enemy aircraft 16 miles west of Sattler and at a higher altitude.In the affray which followed one enemy fighter was destroyed and two probably destroyed .This ad would have been placed in newspapers, and came out sometime in the month of November of 1988. A drink menu for The Roost Room, a cocktail lounge within the Wishbone restaurant.Items featured in the ad include: Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) NES Games: Metal Gear, TMNT, Top Gun, Contra, Zelda II, Double Dragon and more Bikes and scooters Sega Master System Atari 7800 Radio Controlled (RC) cars Train sets Matchbox cars and playsets Action figures G. The Wishbone was a fried chicken restaurant located at 4455 Main St in Kansas City, Missouri from 1945 until its closure at an undetermined time.A Spitfire pilot, Flying Officer Hinds, was shot down and killed, while two others, Squadron Leader Mac Donald, commander of No 452, and Pilot Officer Tully 7 were shot down but escaped by parachute .
The Japanese were not intercepted on any of these raids but four Japanese reconnaissance aircraft were destroyed in mid August.
Twelve aircraft of No 457 were ordered to go to exit points to intercept them.