Flying Officer Arthur Frederick LEGGETT

Service No: 14536
Born: Drummoyne NSW, 21 January 1919
Enlisted in the RAAF: 15 April 1940
Unit: No. 2 Personnel Depot, Moore Park NSW
Died: Illness, Concord NSW, 10 February 1946, Aged 27 Years
Cremated: Rookwood Crematorium NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Robert and Gertrude Emma Leggett; husband of Doris Elsie Sophia Leggett, of Twickenham, Middlesex, England.
Roll of Honour: Drummoyne NSW
Remembered: Forces Memorial Wall, Rookwood NSW
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Drummoyne War Memorial, Drummoyne NSW

On 10 February 1946, Flying Officer Leggett, an Air Gunner, died of an illness at No. 3 RAAF Hospital Concord.

Flying Officer Leggett had previously served with No. 10 Squadron RAAF in the UK in 1942.


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 A705, 166/24/973
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line


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