Maxwell Elliott Whitehill
RAAF (407022). Australian
|Died||7 Jun 1942||(29)|
Roster information listed for Maxwell Elliott Whitehill
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Memnon||Motor merchant||Passenger (Flight Sergeant)||11 Mar 1941||U-106 (1)|
Son of Herbert Adam and Ethel Whitehill; husband of Jean Bessie Whitehill, of Colonel Light Gardens, South Australia. Maxwell E. Whitehill was one of the survivors in the lifeboat that made it to Bathurst after the sinking of Memnon. He became an air gunner in 49 Squadron RAF and was killed in action when Avro Manchester L7469 failed to return from an air raid on Emden during the night of 6/7 June 1942. More details can be found on the website 49 Squadron Association.