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Sapper

William
BENAD

(Nickname)

(Photo)

Born:

20 July 1924 Kilkenny, Ireland

Service No.

6032714  

Regiment(s):

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE

Military Notes:
Service Record:

Ringway Parachute Training Course 69B. 

Family Notes:

Father of 3 sons and 1 daughter.
Carl, Noel, William and Anna Maria.
Eldest son born Kilkenny, the younger 3 children born London, England.

Family emigrated to Australia in 1957 

In May 1966 there is an Australian newspaper report (below) which reported that the youngest, daughter Anna Maria Benad (1952-1966) was accidentally killed by a train near Minto, NSW. The newspaper refers to her as Annette, but the death records confirm her name was Anna Maria.

Civilian Occupation:

1957 occupation Carpenter.

Married:

1943 at Kilkenny to Bridget Mary Lanigan (1922-1981 )

Died:

26 Feb 2011 Narellan, Sydney, NSW Australia

Burial:

3 March 2011 St. Johns RC cemetery, Campbelltown, NSW with his wife and daughter.

Cemetery / Memorial:

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