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Peter Charles Legge-Wilkinson (1921–1942)

LEGGE-WILKINSON.—Of your charity, pray for the repose of the soul of Peter Legge-Wilkinson, 2/21st Batt., Laha, Amboina, beloved elder son of Mr. and Mrs. Legge-Wilkinson, Elsternwick, and brother of Diana, Chloe and Paul, who died a prisoner of the Japanese, date and cause unknown; also of his friend, Edward Vaughan, who died with him.

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'Legge-Wilkinson, Peter Charles (1921–1942)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 20 May 2024.

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Alternative Names
  • Vaughan, Peter Francis

1 December, 1921
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe


20 February, 1942 (aged 20)
Laha, Ambon Island, Indonesia

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