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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.
|Address:||Ocean & Boundary Streets, Library, Dudley Public School, Dudley, 2290|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -32.989167|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||24-July-1944|
|Actual Event End Date:||24- July-1944|
In Memory of F/SGT KEN BANFIELD, R.A.A.F
from the citizens of Dudley.