Richard Mitis Banfield (c.1836 - 1943)

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Death: Died
Occupation: Gunnery officer
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About Richard Mitis Banfield

Richard Mitis Banfield

Richard von Banfield made his name in 1886 in the Austro-Italian war during the battle of Lissa in the Adriatic, when he sank the Italian flagship the “Re d’Italia”. Years later his son Gottfried would fight the same foe, and as the most highly decorated air ace of The Austro-Hungarian Empire on a par with Baron von Richthofen, become even more famous than his father.

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Richard Mitis Banfield, Baron Banfield's Timeline

1836
1836
1876
September 9, 1876
Age 40
Trieste, Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
1890
February 6, 1890
Age 54
Herceg Novi, Herceg Novi, Montenegro
1943
June 23, 1943
Age 107
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