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Richard Carew Reynell (1912–1940)

Mrs. Carew Reynell of Reynella, received a cable yesterday stating that her only son, Flight Lieutenant Richard Carew Reynell, R.A.F., had been killed when leading a squadron of Hurricanes against enormous odds during the defence of London on Saturday. Flight Lieutenant Reynell was born on August 12, 1912. His father, Lieutenant-Colonel Carew Reynell, was killed in action on August 28, 1915, at Gallipoli, while commanding the 9th Light Horse Regiment A. I.F. Flight Lieutenant Reynell leaves a widow and one son, aged 15 months.

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