Air Mechanic First Class Malverne Brentnall RICH

Service No: 1285
Born: South Yarra VIC, June 1884
Enlisted in the Army: 27 October 1916
Unit: No. 1 Aircraft Depot RAF
Died: Wounds, France, 1 October 1918, Aged 34 Years
Buried: Tincourt New British Cemetery, Tincourt, Picardie, France
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John James and Charlotte Hannah Rich, of 3, Taylor Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia. Born at Prahran, Victoria
Place of Association: Melbourne VIC
Remembered: Panel 188, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 1 October 1918, Air Mechanic Rich was fatally wounded in action while detached to the 11th Field Artillery Brigade.  He had been previously detached to No. 3 Squadron AFC in the field.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record B2455, RICH MALVERNE BRENTNALL
National Archives UK RAF Casualty Information Line 237973


Cutlack, F.M. (Frederic Morley) The Australian Flying Corps in the Western and Eastern Theatres of War 1914-8, Angus and Robertson Ltd Sydney, 1941 – Appendix No. 4

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