Clement Neville BUIST

BUIST, Clement Neville

Service Number: 42690
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: Royal Air Force - unspecified units
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1920
Home Town: Petersham, Marrickville, New South Wales
Schooling: Christian Brothers' High School Lewisham, St Patrick's College Wellington NZ
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed In Action, Germany, 19 June 1940
Cemetery: Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany
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Memorials: International Bomber Command Centre Memorial
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World War 2 Service

Date unknown: Involvement Royal Air Force , Pilot Officer, 42690, Royal Air Force - unspecified units

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Clement John and Gladys Buist, and Adopted Son of Beatrice B. Buist, of Petersham, New South Wales

Armstong Whitworth Whitley V N1460 GE-R

Hit by flak and crashed on the east side of the target


Pilot-Officer neville C Buist, of the R.A.F. who has been reported killed in action after having been posted missing, was born in Sydney, and lived in Petersham for many years before going to New Zealand. He went to England from New Zealand in June 1939 to join the R.A.F.

Pilot-Officer Buist was educated at christian Brothers' High School, Lewisham, and at St. Patrick's College, Wellington, New Zealand.  He was 21 years old.