www.monumentaustralia.org.au

Flight Sergeant Ken Banfield Print Page Print this page

A clock commemorates Ken Banfield who was killed in World War Two.  

Sid Banfield donated a clock to the school in memory of his son, Ken Banfield , who enlisted in World War Two as soon as he gained his Leaving Certificate. Ken joined the RAAF becoming a Flight Sergeant receiving his wing from King George VI. He was killed in an aircraft accident in England when Oxford Bomber hit power lines whilst attempting to land on a road on a foggy night. He was just 20 years old. 

The plaque underneath the clock was given by the citizens of Dudley. 

Location

Address:Ocean & Boundary Streets, Library, Dudley Public School, Dudley, 2290
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.989167
Long: 151.716667
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
View Google Map

Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:24-July-1944
Actual Event End Date:24- July-1944
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Front Inscription

In Memory of F/SGT KEN BANFIELD, R.A.A.F

from the citizens of Dudley.

Killed 24-7-1944

Source: NRWM
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
Proudly sponsored by UBC Web Design