Aircraftman Class I Robert Alexander MacTAGGART

Service No: 52048
Born: Albury NSW, 23 February 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 16 March 1942 (at Melbourne VIC)
Unit: No. 7 Service Flying Training School, Deniliquin NSW
Died: Ground Accident, near Deniliquin, 18 July 1942, Aged 18 Years
Buried: Albury General Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Robert William Warren MacTaggart and Bessie Bruce MacTaggart of Albury
Roll of Honour: Albury NSW
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 18 July 1942, Aircraftman Class I MacTaggart, a Clerk General, died in a motor cycle accident when the tyre of the machine blew out. Aircraftman Class I Lawrence Stroud Langford (12561) (Discharged: 29 May 1947), the passenger, was slightly injured. The accident occurred 3 miles North West of Deniliquin.


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, 163/141/634

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