Flight Sergeant Maxwell ROBERTS

Service No: 21443
Born: Manilla NSW, 21 May 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 8 July 1940
Unit: General Reconnaissance School, Bairnsdale VIC
Died: Poisoning, Heidelberg VIC, 6 June 1944, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Maurice Ambrose Roberts and Olive May Roberts, of Manilla, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Manilla NSW
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Manilla and District Soldiers Memorial Hall, Manilla NSW

On 6 June 1944, Flight Sergeant Roberts, a Navigator Bomb Aimer, died at No. 6 RAAF Hospital Heidelberg, as the result of Lysol poisoning.


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, 166/36/279
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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