LEST WE FORGET

Lieutenant Norman Roy JOYCE

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: Not Assigned
Unit: No. 23 Squadron RAF, based at Bertangles
Died: Air Operations, France, 1 April 1918, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Joyce, of 64 Kurraba Road, Neutral Bay, Sydney, Australia
Remembered: Arras Flying Services Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

During a reconnaissance patrol on 1 April 1918, SPAD aircraft B6858 flown by Lieutenant Joyce was seen to fall out of control and crash.

References:

Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives UK RAF Casualty Book 1/969 page 142, 153667

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