Sergeant Reginald Henry Desmond MAXTED

Service No: 11398
Born: Ringwould, England, 31 May 1913
Enlisted in the RAAF: 29 July 1940 (at Melbourne VIC)
Unit: No. 75 Squadron
Died: Presumed Drowned, Noemfoor, 9 October 1944, Aged 31 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Reginald George and Nellie Stewart Maxted; husband of Dorothy May Maxted, of Leongatha, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Leongatha VIC
Remembered: Panel 7, Lae Memorial PNG
Remembered: Panel 104, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At about 0900 hours on 9 October 1944, Sergeant Maxted, a Fitter II Engines, drowned when he was swept from a reef off Kamiri airstrip, Noemfoor, Dutch New Guinea.


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, 11398

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