LEST WE FORGET

Second Lieutenant Fred Edgar KEBBLEWHITE

From Australia serving in the Royal Flying Corps

Service No: Not Assigned
Born: Sydney NSW, Date unavailable
Unit: 53rd Squadron, Royal Flying Corps, based at Bailleul, France
Died: Air Operations, France, 14 August 1917, Aged 30 Years
Buried: Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France
CWGC Additional Information: Son of James and Lydia Mary Kebblewhite, of Sydney, New South Wales
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Strathfield World War I Memorial and Honour Roll, Strathfield NSW

During a flash reconnaissance patrol on 14 August 1917, Second Lieutenant Kebblewhite (Observer) and Second Lieutenant John Everatt Goodman RFC (Pilot), flying RE8 aircraft A3838, were shot down in aerial combat and both crew members were killed.

References:

Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives UK RAF Casualty Book AIR 1/968 page 160, 154581
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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