Kellems Richards DAVEY

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DAVEY, Kellems Richards

Service Number: 141547
Enlisted: 9 November 1943, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Last Unit: 1 Operational Training Unit (RAAF)
Born: Mile End, South Australia, 27 February 1924
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Cowandilla School, South Australia
Occupation: Metal turner
Died: Aircraft accident, East Sale, Victoria, Australia, 23 February 1945, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Sale Public (and War) Cemetery, Victoria
Plot B, Row C, grave 10
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bairnsdale Royal Australian Air Force Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN 141547
9 Nov 1943: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, SN 141547, Adelaide, South Australia
23 Feb 1945: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, SN 141547, 1 Operational Training Unit (RAAF), Empire Air Training Scheme
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Kellems Richards DAVEY was born in Mile End, South Australia on 27th February, 1924

His parents were Hartley Stuart DAVEY & Beatrice Elder WARREN

Biography contributed by David Barlow

Ventura A59-9 of Number 1 Operational Training Unit crashed near the East Sale RAAF base in Victoria with all on board killed:

DAVEY, Killems Richards (LAC) 141547

DRAKE, John Joseph (Sergeant) BEM 50354

LORD, John James (Warrant Officer) 409158

McKAY, Alan Murray (Sergeant) 409479

ROBINSON, William Charles Thomas (Flying Officer) 415551

ROSALKY, Marcus (Flight Sergeant) 72799