Flight Lieutenant Richard Carew REYNELL

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 32091 (RAF)
Born: Reynella SA, 9 January 1912
Enlisted in the RAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 43 Squadron (RAF), RAF Station Tangmere, West Sussex
Died: Air Operations (No. 43 Squadron Hurricane I aircraft V7257), London, 7 September 1940, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Brookwood Cemetery, Surrey UK
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Colonel Carew Reynell and May Reynell; husband of Enid Marjorie Reynell, of West End, Surrey. Test Pilot, A.F.R. Ae. S.
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra
Remembered: Battle of Britain Memorial, Westminster Abbey, London UK

At 1645 hours on 7 September 1940, Flight Lieutenant Reynell was shot down over London by a Me109.


Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Franks, Norman L R Royal Air Force Fighter Command Losses of the Second World War Volume 1 Operational Losses: Aircraft and Crews 1939-1941, Midland Publishing Leicester UK, 1997
Newton, Dennis A Few of the Few: Australians and the Battle of Britain, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT 2600, 1990

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