Flying Officer Terence Cathal Boyd McMANUS

Service No: 407179
Born: Sydney NSW, 23 February 1917
Enlisted in the RAAF: 20 July 1940 (at Adelaide SA)
Unit: No. 22 Squadron, RAAF Station Richmond NSW
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 22 Squadron Wirraway aircraft A20-153), Sackville Reach NSW, 2 May 1941, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Richmond (St Peter) Anglican Cemetery, NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of James Cathal Boyd and Vera McManus, of Cremorne Point
Roll of Honour: Penrith NSW
Remembered: Panel 101, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide
Remembered: Penrith City Memorial Park, Penrith NSW
Remembered: St Patrick’s College Strathfield – Memorial Chapel and Honour Roll, Strathfield NSW

During instrument flying training on 2 May 1941, Wirraway A20-153 flew into telephone wires at Sackville Reach at 1045 hours, killing both crew members. Those crew members were:

Pilot Officer Peter Norrison Ingoldby (407176) (Pilot)
Flying Officer Terence Cathal Boyd McManus (407179) (Safety Pilot)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
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, 163/47/61
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line


Wilson, S. (Stewart) Wirraway, Boomerang and CA-15 in Australian Service, Aerospace Publications Weston Creek ACT 2611, 1991

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