Robert James (Jim) PEGGS

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PEGGS, Robert James

Service Number: 415913
Enlisted: 29 March 1942
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: No. 77 Squadron (RAF)
Born: Pingelly, Western Australia, 21 February 1924
Home Town: South Perth, South Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Perth Boys School, Western Australia
Occupation: Storeman
Died: Flying Battle, France, 23 May 1944, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Seris Communal Cemetery, Seris, France
Military Plot - Grave 2
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Darling Range Road District Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Pilot Officer, SN 415913
29 Mar 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 415913
9 May 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 415913, No. 77 Squadron (RAF)
23 May 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN 415913, No. 77 Squadron (RAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45
Date unknown: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, No. 466 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Robert William and Pathama Alice Peggs of Kalamunda, WA

Pilot Officer Robert James Peggs 415913 was killed in the loss of Halifax LL138 of Number 77 Squadron RAF near Seris, France