Kenneth Weeks Driver (1918 - 1947)

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Death: Died in Hullavington, Wiltshire, UK
Cause of death: Died in a plane crash during a training exercise
Occupation: Major in the SAAF
Managed by: Bruce Trollip
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About Kenneth Weeks Driver

Was awarded the DFC in the Second World War flying for the South African Airforce. The DFC was awarded for shooting 11 enemy aircraft. He also rammed his aircraft into an enemy aircraft when he ran out of ammunition and parachuted to safety. Was a prisoner of war in Germany since 14th June 1941.He died flying RAF aircraft back to Britain after the war where his rank was that of Major.

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Kenneth Driver's Timeline

March 4, 1918
6, 1940
Age 22
Bloemfontein, Motheo, Free State, South Africa
February 3, 1947
Age 28
Hullavington, Wiltshire, UK
Age 28
Bath, Somerset, UK

Plot 39. Sec. H. Row F. Grave 258.


Major (Pilot)
Regiment/Service: South African Air Force
Service No: P/102646V

Bloemfontein, Motheo, Free State, South Africa