LEST WE FORGET

Aircraftman Class I Keith William MacDONALD

Service No: 49224
Born: Albert Park VIC, 21 October 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 26 November 1941
Unit: Operational Base Townsville
Died: Ground Accident, Mackay QLD, 18 September 1942, Aged 18 Years
Buried: Mackay Cemetery QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Douglas Paterson MacDonald and Louie MacDonald, of Albert Park, Victoria
Roll of Honour: South Melbourne
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At about 0445 hours on 18 September 1942, Aircraftman Class I MacDonald was killed when he was pinned under an overturned truck at the junction of Nebo Road, Broadsound Road and Archibald Street, Mackay.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/141/721
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