Peter Coakes MAUGHAN


MAUGHAN, Peter Coakes

Service Number: 419196
Enlisted: 17 July 1942, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: No. 467 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, 3 January 1924
Home Town: Brighton, Bayside, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Journalist
Died: Killed in Action (flying battle), Bad Toelz, Germany, 12 September 1944, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Durnbach Cemetery, Germany
Plot 6, Row E, Grave 24
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

17 Jul 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, SN 419196, Melbourne, Victoria
12 Sep 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 419196, No. 467 Squadron (RAAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Harold S.R. and Phyllis M. Maughan of Ringwood, Victoria

Prior to enlisting he was employed by Herald & Weekly Times Ltd, Melbourne

Plane was Lancaster LM226 and was involved in air operations over Stutgart, Germany.