Service Details
Name:
BARNBY
Given Name:
MILES
Initials:
M
Service No:
102735V
Trade:
Pilot
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel
Other Casualties of this Rank
Regiment:
South African Air Force
Other Casualties from this Regiment
Unit:
12 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1944-07-13
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Date of Birth:
1915-06-15
Age:
29
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, lost nose when FB437 blew up crashed West of Montevarchi, in Martin B-26 Marauder Mk II #FB487
Decorations:
D F C
Citations:
LG Sup 26 Feb 1941 - "For gallantry and devotion to duty in the execution of air operations"
Additional
Information:
Son of Henry Anderson and Helen D. Barnby, of Durban, Natal, South Africa. A well-known Natal rugby player. His brother in law Dallas Dymock Brett also died in service. Commemoration stone in Durban (Stellawood) Cemetery.
Commemoration
Country:
Italy
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Cemetery:
AREZZO WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
Coll. grave IV. A. 14-24.

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