Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Richard Henry Montague Bennett

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Richard Henry Montague Bennett

June 30, 1940

Military Service


Service Number:

41656

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Division:

107 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Harry Montague Bennett and Jean Claire Bennett, of Blairmore, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 10 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WITTES CHURCHYARD
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

Grave 1.

Location:

Wittes is a village and commune 56 kilometres east of Boulogne and 14 kilometres south-east of St. Omer on the N.43 road to Douai. In the churchyard, some 9 metres north of the corner of the church, are the graves of 3 airmen of the Royal Air Force.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Richard Henry Montague Bennett is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Richard Henry Montague Bennett is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave marker
  • Remembering– Citizens of Wittes, France held a Remembrance Day ceremony honouring Richard Bennett and his crew. The crew were killed during a daytime operations.
  • Remembering– Citizens of Wittes, France held a Remembrance Day ceremony honouring Robert Bennett and his crew. The crew were killed during a daytime operations.
  • Remembering– Citizens of Wittes, France held a Remembrance Day ceremony honouring Richard Bennett and his crew. The crew were killed during a daytime operations.
  • Remembering– Citizens of Wittes, France held a Remembrance Day ceremony honouring Richard Bennett and his crew. The crew were killed during a daytime operations.
  • Wittes Remembrance Day Program

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