Victorian Association of Jewish Ex & Servicemen & Women Australia Incorporated

Founding Member General Sir John Monash GCMG KCB VD

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Surname
Bennett
First names
Alexander
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Service No.
418698
Date of Death
5/08/1944
Hebrew Date
16 Av 5704
Hebrew Date
ט״ז בְּאָב תש״ד
Age at Death
29
How Died
Flying Battle. Air bomber in flying battle South Poland. Aircraft - Halifax JP 181 shot down by German Junkers 88.
Where Died
Poland
Cemetery
Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery, Poland
Service Details
148 Squadron, RAAF attached to RAF
Served
Europe
Occupation
Age at Enlistment
28
Place of Enlistment
Melbourne, Victoria
Locality on Enlistment
North Caulfield, Victoria
Religion
Jewish
Gender
Male
Date of Enlistment
12/6/1942
Date of Discharge
Country of Enlistment
Australia
Notes
Born 21/9/1914 Perth, WA. Son of Maxwell BENNETT & Sadie née DONAGHY, Flat 4, “Villas” Manor Grove, North Caulfield. Husband of Lydia Adelaide Bennett née ELLIS, of 348 Dandenong Road, East St Kilda. Father of Rodney & Paul.
 
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