Sergeant Joseph Gray MYERS

Service No: 411254
Born: Ballina NSW, 1 June 1917
Enlisted in the RAAF: 27 April 1941
Unit: No. 6 Service Flying Training School, Mallala SA
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 6 Service Flying Training School Anson aircraft W2370), Lake Albert SA, 3 June 1942, Aged 25 Years
Buried: Adelaide (West Terrace) Cemetery SA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of George Louis and Maud Myers; husband of Rosalie Myers, of Dorroughby, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 3 June 1942, Anson W2370 crashed into Lake Albert near Meningie, South Australia, when carrying out a forced landing at night. The four on board the aircraft lost their lives in the crash.

The crew members of W2370 were:

Sergeant Finlay Emmerson Anderson (401888) (Observer)
Leading Aircraftman William Stanley Butler (412898) (Supernumerary)
Sergeant Joseph Gray Myers (411254) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Sergeant Graeme Yeoman Wadlow (403968) (Pilot)


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 Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/146/135; A9845, 78

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