Leading Aircraftman Herbert Edgar PYM

Service No: 404832
Born: Mareeba QLD, 10 April 1917
Enlisted in the RAAF: 6 December 1940
Unit: No. 3 Service Flying Training School, RAAF Station Amberley QLD
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 3 Service Flying Training School Anson aircraft 9902), near Ipswich QLD, 17 June 1941, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Brisbane General Cemetery, QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Edgar Lucas and Edna Beatrice Pym; husband of Olga Joyce Pym, of Malanda
Roll of Honour: Cairns QLD
Remembered: Panel 116, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

Avro Anson 9902 crashed near Dinmore, Queensland, during instrument flying instruction. The cause of the accident was unknown. The crew members of 9902 were:

Sergeant James Edwards (407002) (Instructor Pilot)
Leading Aircraftman Herbert Edgar Pym (404832) (Student Pilot)
Leading Aircraftman Bernard William Reynolds (404894) (Student 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 A9845, 67

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