Warrant Officer Maxwell John George SCHULTZ

Service No: 410818
Born: 9 September 1921, Location Unavailable
Enlisted in the RAAF: 27 February 1942 (at Melbourne VIC)
Unit: No. 454 Squadron
Died: Air Operations: Mediterranean: January-June 1944 (No. 454 Squadron Baltimore V aircraft FW399), Aegean Sea, 1 June 1944, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Max Oscar and Elsie Irene Schultz, of Carlton, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Melbourne VIC
Remembered: Column 282, Alamein Memorial, Egypt
Remembered: Panel 105, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 1 June 1944, Baltimore FW399 went missing believed shot down at around 1320 hours while shadowing an enemy convoy at approximate position 36.00N 025.00E. At 1305 hours a sighting report was received from the aircraft giving the position of the convoy as 10 miles south of Pholegandros. The crew members of FW399 were:

Warrant Officer George William Liels (420215) (Pilot)
Flying Officer Edward Ernest Quinlan (425216) (Navigator)
Warrant Officer Maxwell John George Schultz (410818) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Flying Officer Max Cameron Short (417242) (Wireless Air Gunner)


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, 166/37/427

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