Richard Trevor BENNETT

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BENNETT, Richard Trevor

Service Number: 411272
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: Aircrew Training Units
Born: Belmore, New South Wales, Australia, 8 November 1914
Home Town: Belmore, Canterbury, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), Clergate, New South Wales, Australia, 2 December 1943, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Narromine War Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 411272, Aircrew Training Units, Empire Air Training Scheme

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Flying Officer Bennett 411272 of Number 5 Elementary Flying Training School was killed in the loss of Tiger Moth aircraft A17-513 at Clergate near Orange in NSW

The other crewman was Warrant Officer Victor Edward Mahy 436202 who survived the incident and was discharged from the RAAF in 1946