Corporal Maxwell John WEBSTER

Service No: 54197
Born: Ballarat VIC, 28 March 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 18 April 1942
Unit: No. 1 Operational Training Unit
Died: Ground Accident, Sale VIC, 14 September 1944, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Sale War Cemetery VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William Gilbert and Janet Webster; of Ballarat
Roll of Honour: Ballarat VIC
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 14 September 1944, Corporal Webster, a Telegraphist, was returning from stand down at about 1900 hours along Heart Road, Sale. In the semi darkness Corporal Webster riding a motor cycle crashed into the rear end of a milk transport wagon which was proceeding in the same direction as him and he was killed instantly.


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, 166/43/850

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