BOYD, James Owen

Lancaster LM316 of the 460 Sqd.was shot down over Berlin, Germany. Seven crew members and one passenger Norwegian poet Nordahl Grieg were killed.

Last Name
BOYD
Given Names
James Owen
Service Number
410830
Date of Birth
14/10/1922
Birth Location
Geelong VIC.
Enlistment Date
27/02/1942
Enlistment Location
Melbourne
1Wags Start Date
28/05/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 26
Intake Date
28/05/1942
Finish Date
16/11/1942
To
3 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
02/12/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
1667 Conv
Rank
Flying Officer
Operations
Flying battle NW Europe target Berlin, Germany
Date of Death
02/12/1943
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Runnymede Memorial
Notes

Lancaster LM316 of the 460 Sqd.was shot down over Berlin, Germany. Seven crew members and one passenger Norwegian poet Nordahl Grieg were killed.

Posting on Death
460 Squadron
NAA Status
OPEN
1WAGS - BOYD James Owen - Service Number 410830 (460 Sqd)
1WAGS - BOYD James Owen - Service Number 410830 (460 Sqd)
1WAGS - Boyd James Owen - Service Number 410830 (4th from left front row_edited-1)
1WAGS - BOYD James Owen - Service Number 410830 (Wreckage_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

UBC Web DesignAustralian War MemorialCity of BallaratNational Archives of AustraliaRSL Virtual War MemorialDepartment of Veterans+39 Affairs