Ian Bruce BLACKER

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BLACKER, Ian Bruce

Service Number: 407163
Enlisted: 20 July 1940
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Tumby Bay, South Australia, Australia, 23 May 1915
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental, Mallala, Mallala, South Australia, Australia, 14 October 1941, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Tumby Bay Cemetery
Row I. Grave 83,
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mallala Ansons W2254 and W2257 Crash Site, Port Lincoln Enlistments Honor Roll WW2, Tumby Bay RSL Portrait Memorials, Tumby Bay War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

20 Jul 1940: Involvement Sergeant, SN 407163
20 Jul 1940: Enlisted Adelaide
20 Jul 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 407163
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Mid-Air collision of Avro Anson W2254 & W2257 of 6 Service Flying Training School Mallala resulting in the deaths of Leading Aircraftman John Gordon Maslen 416356 / Pilot Officer Charles Edward Somerville 402680 (aircraft W2257) & Leading Aircraftman Bernard George Hutchins 408654 / Sergeant Ian Bruce Blacker 407163 (aircraft W2254)

 

Ian Blacker was the son of Stanley Bruce and Doris Blacker of Edillilie, SA