Paterson (Pat) Clarence Hughes DFC was an Australian fighter ace of World War II. He was credited with as many as 17 aerial victories during the Battle of Britain, before being killed in action on 7th September 1940. His tally made him the highest-scoring Australian of the battle, and the third highest- scoring Australian of the war.
REC watches in collaboration with Hunter Fighter Collection Incorporated have launched a limited edition range of watches to commemorate Supermarine Spitfire Mk Ia X4009. The X4009 watches are limited-edition timepieces made from Spitfire Mk Ia X4009 aircraft, flown by Australian fighter-ace Flight Lieutenant Paterson (Pat) Clarence Hughes DFC during the Battle of Britain. [...]