LEST WE FORGET

Corporal Malcolm John SKEGGS

Service No: 30902
Born: Brighton TAS, 15 August 1909
Enlisted in the RAAF: 26 February 1941
Discharged from the RAAF: 5 November 1942
Unit at Discharge: No. 1 Wireless Air Gunners School
Died: 2 November 1944, Aged 36 Years
Buried: Colebrook St Patrick’s Roman Catholic Cemetery TAS
CWGC Additional Information: Son of James John and Mary Ellen Skeggs, of Hobart; husband of Sylvia Gladys Skeggs
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 5 November 1942, Leading Aircraftman Skeggs, a Guard, was discharged from the RAAF medically unfit for further service and he died from Tuberculosis on 2 November 1944.

References:

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 A9301, 30902

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