Looking information about Lt. Boyd, D.N- No 5 Sqn SAAF

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Looking information about Lt. Boyd, D.N- No 5 Sqn SAAF

Post by grofceljski » 26 Sep 2009 11:01

Hello and first best regards from Slovenija, little country near Austria and Italy! :D

I am looking for any informations about Lt. Boyd D.N. from 5 Sqd SAAF.

His plane MUSTANG IVA KH 705 was hit by flak over Yugoslavia
on date 2.4.1945 and pilot bailed out.
I don;t know, if it is true, that his plane was crashed near town Zrece, Yugoslavia (today Slovenia) if the pilot survived etc

On the other side...
according to the book "85 years of the SAAF" by Winston Brent was
KH705 - Mustang IVA, 5 Squadron - hit by flak, abandoned neir Leibnitz Austria.

For any further informations i will be greatful.


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Re: Looking information about Lt. Boyd, D.N- No 5 Sqn SAAF

Post by Andy H » 27 Sep 2009 14:15

The Commonwealth War Graves site lists only one South African called Boyd as being killed, but though flying in the SAAF, his death was in January 1945, so outside your timeframe. He is buried in Forli (Italy).

http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_det ... ty=2206774

Maybe this person and the one your searching for were somehow related, brother etc perhaps

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Re: Looking information about Lt. Boyd, D.N- No 5 Sqn SAAF

Post by grofceljski » 28 Sep 2009 06:04

Andy H...many thanks for your answer.
But it is stil difficult find correct person Lt Boyd D.N.
Yesterday i looked in phonebook South Africa. Only in Dunbar South Africa is about 20 persons with Boyd surname.

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Re: Looking information about Lt. Boyd, D.N- No 5 Sqn SAAF

Post by nigel.boyd » 30 May 2011 09:39

Hi I know this thread is now very old. I am the 2nd son of Lt D N Boyd that you are looking for. I would be pleased to pass on any info. Our family still has his daily war journal. You can contact me by email: kim_nigel@clear.net.nz

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Re: Looking information about Lt. Boyd, D.N- No 5 Sqn SAAF

Post by Andy H » 31 May 2011 16:58

Hi Nigel

Thank you for your post.

The thread author hasn't been on the site since Oct'10, so it maybe best if you emailed him in the first instance. You can access his email address by clicking on his name in the post above yours.

Good luck

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Re: Looking information about Lt. Boyd, D.N- No 5 Sqn SAAF

Post by kurtl » 15 Jan 2019 15:24

Since Mr. Nigel's email seems not valid anymore this case still needs to clarified. Could anyone help? Thanks a lot - K.

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