Kenneth SLATER

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SLATER, Kenneth

Service Number: 8132
Enlisted: 23 January 1940, Laverton, VIC
Last Rank: Aircraftman 2 (WW2)
Last Unit: Aircrew Training Units
Born: St Peters, South Australia, 3 July 1916
Home Town: St Peters, Norwood Payneham St Peters, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), Ontario, Canada, 23 July 1942, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Jarvis (Knox Presbyterian Church) Cemetery, Ontario, Canada
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, St Peters All Souls Anglican Church Stained Glass Window WW2
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World War 2 Service

23 Jan 1940: Involvement Pilot Officer, SN 8132
23 Jan 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 8132, Aircrew Training Units, Laverton, VIC
Date unknown: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 8132, Aircrew Training Units, Empire Air Training Scheme

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Pilot Officer Kenneth Slater 8132 (Instructor) was killed when Bolingbroke training aircraft 9113 of Number 1 Bombing & Gunnery School crashed into Lake Erie near Jarvis in Ontario, Canada during a routine gunnery exercise