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Flying Officer Roger John Kennedy DWYER (21743) of the Royal Australian Air Force


Circumstances of Death: Died at Repatriation Hospital, Concord
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Death of Death 1947-11-14 Age : 37 years.

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Burial/Commemoration Details : Commonwealth Memorial Wall. Niche BB2. at Eastern Suburbs Crematorium, B, Australia (Map)

More Details: SON OF JOHN JOSEPH KENNEDY AND SARA DWYER; HUSBAND OF MERLE VALETTA DWYER, OF RANDWICK.

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471114 - Unaccounted Airmen - 14-11-1947Hello, 471114 - Unaccounted Airmen - 14-11-1947 From Henk's List - UK AVORY, Douglas Henry ( Beau ) - P/O - 155297 - RAFVR. Felpham ( St. Mary ) Churchyard, Sussex. WAGER, Harold Royston - AC1c - 3083765 - RAFVR. Cogenhoe ( St. Peter ) Churchyard, Northamptonshire. From CWGC - AUSTRALIA DWYER, Roger John Kennedy - F/O - 21743 - RAAF. Eastern Suburbs Crematorium, Botany, New South Wales, Australia. UK WALUGA, Herbert - GAF. Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery, Staffordshire. Alex ....Read More.Alex Smart on 6th September 2019 09:38:04
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