BOYD James John 17940

LEST WE FORGET

Aircraftman Class 1 James John BOYD 

Service No: 17940
Born: Belfast Northern Ireland, 25 January 1908
Enlisted in the RAAF: 16 October 1940 (at Perth WA)
Unit: No. 4 School of Technical Training, Adelaide SA
Died: Illness, Keswick SA, 16 October 1941, Aged 33 Years
Buried: Adelaide (West Terrace) Cemetery, Adelaide SA
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

On the 26 November 1940, Aircraftman Class I Boyd, a Trainee Technician (Fitter), was admitted to the Repatriation Hospital at Keswick, South Australia, suffering from tuberculosis.  He died at 0045 hours on 16 October 1941.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record 163/93/294