Sergeant Maurice Daniel DUGGAN

Service No: 405578
Born: Blythe SA, 13 October 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 26 April 1941 (at Brisbane QLD)
Unit: No. 11 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 11 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit Oxford aircraft L4603), Shropshire, 17 May 1942, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Shawbury (St Mary) Churchyard, Shropshire
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John Stephen and Charlotte Duggan
Roll of Honour: Toowoomba QLD
Remembered: Panel 121, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 17 May 1942, Sergeant Duggan, a Pilot, was killed in an aircraft accident when Airspeed Oxford aircraft L4603 and X7063 collided and crashed on approach to Bridleway Gate Airfield, Shropshire. The pilot of X7063, Sergeant Orville Norman Elwell (R/106525) (RCAF) (from Pittsburg, Texas, USA) was also killed.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9301, 405578
On Line Sources

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