1852477 Sergeant John Septimus PYNE, 460(RAAF) Sqdn, RAFVR: 09/04/1944

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  1. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Remembering Today

    Casualty
    Sergeant (Air Gunner)PYNE, JOHN SEPTIMUS
    Service Number 1852477
    Died 09/04/1944
    Aged 19
    460 (R.A.A.F.) Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    Son of Horace William and Louise Ann Pyne, of Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.
    INSCRIPTION: HE SLEEPS IN GOD'S BEAUTIFUL GARDEN IN THE SUNSHINE OF PERFECT PEACE
    Buried at CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY
    Location: Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
    Number of casualties: 1019
    Cemetery/memorial reference: Grave 13760
     
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  2. spidge

    spidge RAAF RESEARCHER

    9-10 April 1944

    460 Squadron
    Lancaster I ME727 AR-
    Op. Villeneuve

    The aircraft took off 2124 hrs from Binbrook to bomb the railway yards at Villeneuve-St-Georges, but crashed six minutes later into Scallows wood, roughly 5 miles east of the airfield. The four Australian members of the crew and both air gunners are buried in Cambridge City Cemetery. Sgt. Barber rests in Acock's Green (St. Mary) Churchyard, he was 35 years old.

    Crew.

    P/O. W D. McKenzie RAAF +
    Sgt. S B. Barber +
    F/S. W D. Weekes RAAF +
    F/S. B J J. Simpson RAAF +
    F/S. R. Mansfield RAAF +
    Sgt. J L. Crouch +
    Sgt. J S. Pyne +

    'Bomber Command Losses' Vol.5 - W R. Chorley.
     
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  3. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    Name: Horace William Pyne
    Birth Date: abt 1892
    Birth Place: St Georges, Berkshire
    Age: 17
    Document Year: 1909
    Regimental Number: 998
    Regiment Name: Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire) Regiment
    Form Title: Territorial Force Attestation

    He made L/Cpl.

    Marriages Sep 1912
    Pyne Horace W Day Fulham 1a 854
    Day Louise A Pyne Fulham 1a 854

    Children:
    John Septimus Pyne
    Birth: 5 Dec 1924 in Reading, Berkshire
    Death: 9 Apr 1944 in Binbrook, Lincolnshire

    Donald Noel Pyne
    Birth 3 Jun 1927 in Reading, Berkshire
    Death10 Dec 2016 in Headington, Oxfordshire

    1939 REGISTER TRANSCRIPTION
    Station House, Wyndale Close, Henley-on-Thames M.B., Oxfordshire
    NAME DOB OCCUPATION
    Horace W Pyne 19 May 1891 Railway Station Master
    Louise A Pyne 26 Jul 1889 Unpaid Domestic Duties
    Sorry, this record is officially closed.
    Sorry, this record is officially closed.

    Horace William Pyne
    Birth:19 May 1891
    Death: 15 Jun 1954

    Louise Ann Payne (nee Day)
    Birth: 1889 in Paris, France
    Death: 6 Apr 1967 in Wallingford, Oxfordshire
     
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