Maxwell Trevethan THOMAS


THOMAS, Maxwell Trevethan

Service Number: 419237
Enlisted: 17 July 1942, Melbourne, Vic.
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 622 Squadron (RAF)
Born: Coburg, Vic., 20 June 1919
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, France, 25 July 1944, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Choloy War Cemetery, France
1A C 1, Choloy War Cemetery, Choloy, Lorraine, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial, Murray Bridge 622 Squadron Honour Board
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flying Officer, SN 419237
17 Jul 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 419237, No. 622 Squadron (RAF), Melbourne, Vic.
17 Jul 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 419237

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Percival Franklin Thomas and Carrie Artalus Thomas, of Moonee Ponds, Victoria

Essendon Roll of Honour

THOMAS.— In loving memory of our eldest son, Flying-Officer Maxwell Trevethan, who gave his life in air operations over Germany. July 25, 1944. Buried with all his crew at Avrieville, N.E. France, July 29 1944. (Mr. and Mrs. P. F. Thomas, Moonee Ponds

THOMAS.— In affectionate memory of my dear brother and comrade, Maxwell Treve—than. (Bill.)

THOMAS.— In proud and loving memory of Flying-Officer Maxwell Trevethan Thomas, lost in raid over Stuttgart, July 25, 1944. (Elizabeth Harvey.)

THOMAS.— In loving memory of Flying— Officer Maxwell Trevethan Thomas, lost with the other members of his gallant crew in raid over Stuttgart, July 1944. (Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Harvey and Shirley.)

THOMAS.— A tribute to the memory of  F.O. Max Thomas (R.A.A.F.), who made the supreme sacrifice over Germany July 25, 1944. (Mr. and Mrs. Shirley Harvey.)