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, Edillilie & District Honor Roll WW2, 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, 407163
20 Jul 1940: Enlisted Adelaide
20 Jul 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, 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