ROBERTSON Charles Duncan 406733

LEST WE FORGET

Flight Sergeant Charles Duncan ROBERTSON

Service No: 406733
Born: Melbourne VIC, 17 April 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 31 March 1941 (at Perth WA)
Unit: No. 73 Squadron, Nowra NSW
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 73 Squadron Anson aircraft AW799), near Ulladulla NSW, 9 September 1943, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Nowra War Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Duncan Alvie Robertson and Mildred Louisa Robertson, of Kojonup, Western Australia
Roll of Honour: Kojonup WA
Remembered: Panel 103, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

On 9 September 1943, Avro Anson AW799 crashed on the south east side of Pidgeon House Mountain, 15 kms west of Ulladulla and its crew members were killed. Those crew members were:

Pilot Officer Douglas Vernon Higgins (400655) (Navigator)
Flight Sergeant Keith Albert Richards (413664) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Flight Sergeant Charles Duncan Robertson (406733) (Pilot)

References:

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 A9845, 60

Bibliography:

Gaston, Bruce DFC (406646), Harry Horner DFC OAM (406595), Raymond Storer (406666) (Editors), Aircrew for the Duration: of and by members of RAAF EATS Courses 10, 11, 12 & 13, Gaston Horner and Storer, Nedlands WA, 1990