Sergeant Maxwell PECK

Service No: 438265
Born: Maryborough VIC, 10 June 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 10 September 1943
Unit: No. 5 Service Flying Training School, Uranquinty NSW
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 5 Service Flying Training School Wirraway aircraft A20-554), Uranquinty, 10 September 1945, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Wagga Wagga War Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Edwin John and Kathleen Peck, of Maryborough, Victoria
Roll of Honour: Maryborough VIC
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On an instrument training flight on 10 September 1945, Wirraway A20-554 crashed on take-off at the Uranquinty aerodrome as the result of engine failure and the crew members were killed.

The crew members of A20-554 were:

Flight Lieutenant Norman Brewster Everett (409791) (Pilot)
Sergeant Maxwell Peck (438265) (Second Pilot)


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, 166/32/907

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