Kenneth Charles PETERS

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PETERS, Kenneth Charles

Service Number: 827
Enlisted: 4 March 1940
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: General Reconnaissance School
Born: Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, 26 July 1913
Home Town: Rose Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Aircraft accident, Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia, 11 March 1942, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Springvale Garden of Remembrance & Crematorium, Victoria
Victorian Cremation Memorial
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flying Officer, SN 827
4 Mar 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, General Reconnaissance School
4 Mar 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 827, General Reconnaissance School
4 Mar 1940: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 827, General Reconnaissance School
Date unknown: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, SN 827, General Reconnaissance School

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Ernest Theodore and Frances Lydia Peters of Rose Bay, NSW

 

Avro Anson W2369 of General Reconnaissance School, Laverton crashed into Port Phillip Bay, Victoria killing all of the crew aboard:

 

Flight Lieutenant John Langley Webb 1371

Flying Officer Kenneth Charles Peters 827

Warrant Officer Robert John Barker 2931

Aircraftman Harold Gravell Lincoln 21892