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Boyd Allison Dakin R/76026 Flight Sergeant 415 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force February 20, 1921 South Berwick, Kings Co., NS October 9, 1940 Halifax, Nova Scotia Berwick, NS 19 5 feet, 7¾ inches Medium Blue Brown Mechanic Baptist Single Boyd Allison Dakin (Father) Berwick, NS June 28, 1942 21 Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery, Netherlands Grave 70 Commemorated on Page 68 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on February 15 Boyd Allison Dakin was the son of Boyd Allison Dakin and Alberta Brardon (Cossaboon) Dakin, of Berwick, King's Co., Nova Scotia, Canada. Following training in Canada Boyd Dakin went overseas arriving in the United Kingdom in September 1941. He was assigned to 415 Squadron on November 29, 1941. He was serving as air gunner on aircraft Hampdon AT245 of 415 Squadron that failed to return from operations against enemy shipping off the Dutch coast June 28, 1942
Boyd Allison Dakin
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Source: Canadian Virtual War Memorial 415 Squadron Association (photo/news clipping: Fort Point Museum, LaHave, NS
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