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Flight Sergeant Colin Edward Hunter Barnfield was an Australian airman of the Royal Australian Air Force who died during the Second World War.

He was born the son of George Edward and Maude Elizabeth Barnfield, of Bondi Junction, New South Wales.

Aged 19, Barnfield, serving as a navigator/bomb aimer in 78 Operational Training Unit RAF, died on 8 January 1945 when Vickers Wellington MP792 failed to return from a non-operational training exercise in the Mediterranean Sea, possibly west of Jaffa, with the loss of its six Australian crew.[1]

He has no known grave and is commemorated by the Alamein Memorial.

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  1. Storr, Alan (2006), RAAF Personnel Serving on Attachment in Royal Air Force Squadrons and Support Units in World War 2 and Missing with No Known Grave, p. 47, awm.gov.au. Retrieved 7 October 2012.

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