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Basil Herbert Barrington Kennett

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1910. 'Comet'.
February 1911. Balloon Certificate issued by the Aero Club.

Basil Herbert Barrington-Kennett. (1884-1915).

1884 Born in Brighton

Educated at Eton.

1910 Gained his aviator's certificate at Hendon

1912 February 14th. Sets record for flying in a closed loop of 249 miles and 840 yards. in a Nieuport monoplane.

1914. Basil H. Barrington-Kennett, Grenadier Guards, employed with Military Wing, Royal Flying Corps, to be Brevet Major. Dated August 22nd, 1914.

1915. Major Basil Herbert BARRINGTON-KENNETT. 2nd Grenadier Guards, killed in action 18/5/1915 age 30 buried in Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richebourge-L'Avoue France II.D.13. S/o Lt Col, Brackley Herbert and Ellinor Frances BARRINGTON-KENNETT of 71 Onslow Gardens, South Kensington, London, h/o Rhoda Violet Cecil BARRINGTON-KENNETT of Remenham, Wraysbury, Bucks. His brothers Aubrey Hampden and Victor Annesley also fell [1]

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  1. [1] Memorials of Barnsley, Gloucestershire.
  • Royal Aero Club records