Robert Barnsley SMITH

Robert Barnsley SMITH

Male 1917 - 1944  (27 years)


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  • Name Robert Barnsley SMITH 
    Nickname Peter 
    Born 1917  Picton, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Electoral Roll 1943  21 Judes St, Bowral, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Shop Assistant 
    Died 09 Apr 1944  Bourn, Cambridgeshire, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Peter died Flying a Mosquito IX ML921 GB-X. He spun off the runway on take-off colliding with an obstruction. He was on a testing run. His co-pilot F/L P E Cadman DFC died the following day. In the book 'Low Attack' there is a chapter written by Peter of his first mission. A combined Low Level and Shallow Dive attack on the John Cockerill Steel and Armament Works at Liege. He was in 105 Squadron. Peter was also a Flight Lieutenant DFC in the RAAF. These details were provided by Heather Smith.
    Person ID I2299  treeno1 | Gambrill/Smith, GambrillRansley
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2019 

    Father Robert Smallwood SMITH,   b. 15 Mar 1878,   d. 18 Oct 1963, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Ethel Minnie BARNSLEY,   b. 1882, Berrima, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1945, St.Judes Street, Bowral, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 1903  Bowral, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F441  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1917 - Picton, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElectoral Roll - Shop Assistant - 1943 - 21 Judes St, Bowral, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 09 Apr 1944 - Bourn, Cambridgeshire, UK Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S531] Ancestry.com. Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data: Australian Electoral Commission. [Electoral roll]. 1943 Bowral Electoral Rolls NSW Australia. http://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=1207.