BYRNE Calvert Philip 436143

LEST WE FORGET

Flight Sergeant Calvert Philip BYRNE 

Service No: 436143
Born: Bowral NSW, 6 October 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 11 November 1942 (at Perth WA)
Unit: No. 11 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Training Unit RAF
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 11 Pilot Advanced Flying Training Unit Oxford aircraft ED138), UK, 23 November 1944, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Luton General Cemetery, Bedfordshire
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Philip Percy and Delia Gertrude Byrne, of Tallong, New South Wales, Australia.
Roll of Honour: Goulburn NSW
Remembered: Panel 119, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

Flight Sergeant Byrne was killed in the crash of Airspeed Oxford ED138.  Sergeant Campbell White (R/184474) (RCAF) was on board but was not killed in the accident.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/6/813