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Elroy Fenwick Bent

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Elroy Fenwick Bent

August 19, 1942

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information

Son of Ernest Elroy and Lorna Henrietta Bent. Husband of Frances Evelyn Bent, of Upper Granville, Annapolis Co., NS.

Commemorated on Page 58 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

8. B. 4.


Khartoum is the capital of the Sudan. The KHARTOUM WAR CEMETERY lies on the south-eastern side of the town adjoining the Khartoum New Christian Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Group Photo– This photo was posted by Melanie Elliott, who is the daughter of Frances Evelyn Bent (nee Faulkenham) on the day of her marriage to Elroy Fenwick Bent, Pilot Officer, RCAF.  Within hours of their marriage, Elroy was informed there was a troop ship in Halifax where he was to report to in the process of his sailing to England to serve as a Pilot.
     Shortly after Elroy's departure, Frances joined the RCAF and was sent to Rockcliffe, Ottawa for basic training.  During that period she received a message to the effect that her husband, Elroy had been killed in an air crash in Khartoum, Sudan.
  • Photo of Elroy Fenwick Bent– Pilot Officer ElRoy F. Bent
  • Group Photo– E.Bent, A. Hague, P.McGaughran - MEP Egypt June 1942
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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