Peter Morphett PIGGOTT

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PIGGOTT, Peter Morphett

Service Number: 407454
Enlisted: 12 October 1940, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Operational Training Units (RAF)
Born: Clarendon, South Australia, 12 November 1920
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Vineyard worker
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), Sunderland, England, 30 December 1941, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Hylton (Castletown) Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Clarendon Methodist Church and Sunday School Honour Board, Clarendon WW2 Memorial, Clarendon War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

12 Oct 1940: Enlisted Adelaide, South Australia
30 Dec 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 407454, Operational Training Units (RAF), Empire Air Training Scheme
Date unknown: Involvement

Marriage

Peter married Vera Doreen SOUTHWELL (1922 - 2009) in September 1941 in Rhodesia, South Africa

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Miles Master training aircraft N8076 and T8567 from Number 55 Operational Training Unit RAF crashed in Sunderland, England after colliding in mid-air with all four airmen killed:

Miles Master N8076 - Sergeant Peter Morphett Piggott 407454 RAAF and Sergeant William Gilbert Bothe 14227 RAAF

Miles Master T8567 - Sergeant Leonard Douglas Wright 407758 RAAF and Pilot Officer Arthur Raymond Kirby J/8814 (R/69660) RCAF