Archie Gordon BOYD

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BOYD, Archie Gordon

Service Number: 409019
Enlisted: 21 June 1941
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Aircraft / Repair / Salvage Depots
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2 April 1915
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Accident, At sea - off the coast of Queensland, Australia, 22 April 1943, aged 28 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Sydney Memorial (Sydney War Cemetery) Rookwood
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sergeant, SN 409019
21 Jun 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force
21 Jun 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 409019
21 Jun 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 409019
22 Apr 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 409019, Aircraft / Repair / Salvage Depots
Date unknown: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 409019

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Sergeant Boyd 409019 of Air Force Headquarters / 2 Aircraft Park Bankstown was reported missing while on a ferry flight in Kittyhawk A29-40 from Bankstown to New Guinea

The aircraft crashed off the Queensland coast from Proserpine - his body was not recovered and he is commemorated on Panel 6 of the Sydney Memorial