Charles Broughton BOYDELL

BOYDELL, Charles Broughton

Service Numbers: 444885, NX42236
Enlisted: 8 August 1941
Last Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Last Unit: RAAF Transport and Movement Offices
Born: Tul-Mi-Chung, Korea , 9 September 1920
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Accidental, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales, 2 May 1945, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
2W B 8, Sydney War Cemetery,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Petersham Public School Airforce Memorial Plaques
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement 444885
8 Aug 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, NX42236
10 Apr 1944: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, 444885, RAAF Transport and Movement Offices
10 Apr 1944: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, 444885

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of William Guy Broughton BOYDELL and Roi St. George KEMP, of Mosman who married in Seoul, Korea on 14th November, 1919


Mosquito HR576 of Number 618 Squadron RAF was on flight test from Mascot Airport when it crashed following wing failure killing the pilot, Flight Lieutenant David George Rochford RAF 106025 from Trinidad, and LAC Boydell 444885 RAAF an Aircrew trainee who was along as a passenger.

BOYDELL.-May 2, 1945, 444885, L.A.C. Charles Broughton Boydell (killed in plane accident), beloved only son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Guy B. Boydell, 56 Shadford Street, Mosman, and dearly loved brother of  Justine, aged 24 years.