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LAC Kenneth George Weal

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LAC Kenneth George Weal

Birth
Ngāruawāhia, Waikato District, Waikato, New Zealand
Death
19 May 1942 (aged 19)
Quebec, Canada
Burial
Métis Beach, Bas-Saint-Laurent Region, Quebec, Canada
Plot
Lot 34. Grave 1
Memorial ID
190133173 View Source

Leading Aircraftman Kenneth George Weal Royal New Zealand Air Force 413287

Son of Arthur Thomas Weal and Christina Weal, of Pukeatua, Auckland, New Zealand

Killed in the loss of Fairey Battle aircraft 2022 of 9 Bombing & Gunnery School RCAF Mont Joli, Quebec near St Luce, Quebec - aircraft crashed at high speed during a training exercise over the shore of the St Lawrence River, a few miles from the school. Eye witnesses stated that the engine of the aircraft appeared to catch fire.

Crew: Pilot Officer Arthur Francis HALAMKA (Pilot) C/7558 RCAF (from Milwaukee) / Leading Aircraftman Kenneth George WEAL 413287 RNZAF (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner trainee) / Corporal Clarence James ROOKE R/120501 RCAF (Instructor) / Leading Aircraftman Irwin Jack SHAW 413494 Royal Australian Air Force

Leading Aircraftman Kenneth George Weal Royal New Zealand Air Force 413287

Son of Arthur Thomas Weal and Christina Weal, of Pukeatua, Auckland, New Zealand

Killed in the loss of Fairey Battle aircraft 2022 of 9 Bombing & Gunnery School RCAF Mont Joli, Quebec near St Luce, Quebec - aircraft crashed at high speed during a training exercise over the shore of the St Lawrence River, a few miles from the school. Eye witnesses stated that the engine of the aircraft appeared to catch fire.

Crew: Pilot Officer Arthur Francis HALAMKA (Pilot) C/7558 RCAF (from Milwaukee) / Leading Aircraftman Kenneth George WEAL 413287 RNZAF (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner trainee) / Corporal Clarence James ROOKE R/120501 RCAF (Instructor) / Leading Aircraftman Irwin Jack SHAW 413494 Royal Australian Air Force


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  • Created by: DCB
  • Added: 27 May 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 190133173
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/190133173/kenneth-george-weal: accessed ), memorial page for LAC Kenneth George Weal (23 May 1922–19 May 1942), Find a Grave Memorial ID 190133173, citing Metis Beach Cemetery, Métis Beach, Bas-Saint-Laurent Region, Quebec, Canada; Maintained by DCB (contributor 49565515).