Herbert Edgar PYM

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PYM, Herbert Edgar

Service Number: 404832
Enlisted: 6 December 1940
Last Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Mareeba, Queensland, Australia, 10 April 1917
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental, Dinmore, Queensland, Australia, 17 June 1941, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Toowong (Brisbane General) Cemetery
Portion 10. Sec. 47. Allmt 5A. (GRM/4)
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN 404832
6 Dec 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Edgar Lucas and Edna Beatrice Pym

Husband of Olga Joyce Pym of Malanda, Far North Queensland

 

Avro Anson N9902 of Number 3 Service Flying Training School Amberley crashed near Dinmore (Ipswich), Queensland while on an Instrument flying exercise - unknown nature or cause of accident. Killed were:

Sergeant James Edwards (Pilot) 407002

Leading Aircraftman Bernard William Reynolds 404894

Leading Aircraftman Herbert Edgar Pym 404832