Wars Last Goodbyes
Individual Record

All Saints Yatesbury

Inscription

In

loving memory

of

Flight Lieut Alfred Stanley Hunt

R. F. C. killed at Yatesbury

20th August 1917 aged 23 years

Also of

Pte George Bruce Fletcher Hunt

Killed in action at Poziers 2nd August1916

Buried at Gordon Dump Cemetry France Aged 19

Australian N. S. Wales

'Abide with me'


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All Saints Yatesbury

Wiltshire

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Alfred Stanley

Hunt

13th June 1894

Dandaloo, New South Wales, Australia

20th August 1917

Killed in a flying accident when his plane collided with another plane on a training formation flight above Yatesbury in Wiltshire. He was killed along with Flight Sergeant Charles Findlay of Motherwell, Lanarkshire in Scotland (a draughtsman before the war).

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All Saints churchyard, Yatesbury, Wiltshire

First World War

Flight Lieutenant

Royal Flying Corps

17th Battalion Australian Imperial Force

Discharged from AIF for commission into Royal Flying Corps March 1917. Wounded in August 1916 and in hospital in Stone, Staffordshire. His brother George is also remembered on his grave. They enlisted together, went together from Australia and served until his death in August 1916.

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