Flying Officer Arthur Richard Dyer

Service number 420648
Death Date 02 August 1944
Death Place France
Final Rank Flying Officer
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Unit No. 467 Squadron
Place France
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

Flying Officer Dyer enlisted to the Royal Australian Air Force on 9 November 1941. He became a pilot, and served with 467 Squadron, based in the United Kingdom. This squadron took part in the strategic bombing offensive against Germany. On 2 August 1944, Flying Officer Dyer and his crew were killed on operations when their aircraft collided mid-air with another Lancaster aircraft over Boran-Sur-Oise, France. He was buried at Viroflay New Communal Cemetery, Viroflay, France.

Rolls

  • Roll of Honour:

    Unit
    No. 467 Squadron
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Flying Officer

Timeline

Date of death 02 August 1944