Richard Mitis Banfield, Baron Banfield

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Richard Mitis de Banfield

Birthdate: (107)
Birthplace: Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Death: June 23, 1943 (103-111)
Pula, Općina Pula, Istria County, Croatia
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Collins Banfield and Josephine von Frech
Husband of Freiin NATALIE Adelheid Luise Therese Adelheid Aloysia de Banfield
Father of Gottfried Alois Baron von Banfield; Elisabeth Banfield and Richard Ferdinand Banfield
Brother of Elisabeth Josepha Amalia Theodora Banfield; Mary Elizabeth Banfield and Robert Carl Banfield

Occupation: Gunnery officer
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About Richard Mitis Banfield, Baron 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
Vienna, Vienna, Austria
1890
February 6, 1890
Age 54
Herceg Novi, Herceg Novi, Montenegro
1943
June 23, 1943
Age 107
Pula, Općina Pula, Istria County, Croatia
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