Pilot Officer William Shannon PEAKE

Service No: 416604
Born: Naracoorte SA, 14 September 1917
Enlisted in the RAAF: 21 July 1941
Unit: No. 2 Aircraft Depot, RAAF Station Richmond NSW
Died: Ground Accident, Coffs Harbour NSW, 17 May 1942, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Mitcham Cemetery, SA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Edward John and Alison Vera Peake, of Mount Gambier
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

On 17 May 1942, Pilot Officer Peake, a Pilot, died when he fell from the 2nd Division of the Brisbane Express at No. 3 Tunnel, Reid Hill, in Coffs Harbour.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record 163/51/131

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