ROBERTSON David Maxwell 420583

LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman David Maxwell Lefroy ROBERTSON

Service No: 420583
Born: Perth WA, 26 February 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 8 November 1941 (at Sydney NSW)
Unit: No. 10 Elementary Flying Training School, Temora NSW
Died: Illness, Temora, 19 May 1942, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Northern Suburbs General Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Alexander Anthony du Horn Robertson and Clara Julia Robertson, of Mount Lawley, Western Australia.
Roll of Honour: Perth WA
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

On 15 May 1942, Leading Aircraftman Robertson, a Student Pilot, was admitted to the Temora District Hospital, dangerously ill suffering from meningitis. He died on 19 May 1942.

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 A705, 163/158/282