POYZER [DFM], Arthur Wallace

" F/Sgt Poyzer has completed as air gunner many successful operations against the enemy in the course of which he invariably displayed high skill, fortitude and devotion to duty." War graves Commission has service no. as 401468. Arthur Poyzer flew in Avro Lancaster Bombers with No. 83 Pathfinder Sqd. RAF. His Lancaster ND467 was shot down over Caen. All but one crew were lost.

Last Name
POYZER [DFM]
Given Names
Arthur Wallace
Service Number
404468
Distinguished Flying Medal
YES
Date of Birth
30/06/1914
Birth Location
Elliston S.A
Enlistment Date
13/09/1940
Enlistment Location
Brisbane
1Wags Start Date
17/10/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 6
Intake Date
17/10/1940
Finish Date
12/01/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
07/06/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
83 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Air ops. Over France
Date of Death
07/06/1944
Age
29
Cemetery / Memorial
Banneville-La-Campagne War Cemetery France
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 A/C Europe, Africa Clasp & Defence Medal, War medal 1939-45 1939-43 Star Ribbon,D.F.M
Notes

" F/Sgt Poyzer has completed as air gunner many successful operations against the enemy in the course of which he invariably displayed high skill, fortitude and devotion to duty." War graves Commission has service no. as 401468. Arthur Poyzer flew in Avro Lancaster Bombers with No. 83 Pathfinder Sqd. RAF. His Lancaster ND467 was shot down over Caen. All but one crew were lost.

Posting on Death
83 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - POYZER Arthur Wallace - Service Number 404468 (Citation NEW_edited-1)
1WAGS - POYZER Arthur Wallace - Service Number 404468 (Citation NEW_edited-1)
1WAGS - POYZER Arthur Wallace - Service Number 404468 (Report_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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