Ivor Fredric CHALMERS

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CHALMERS, Ivor Fredric

Service Number: 414465
Enlisted: 11 October 1941, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 207 Squadron (RAF)
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 19 October 1911
Home Town: North Tamborine, Scenic Rim, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Timber worker
Died: Killed in Action (flying battle), Berlin, Germany, 29 January 1944, aged 32 years
Cemetery: Berlin 1939-45 War Cemetery
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Gympie WW2, Imbil War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

11 Oct 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2, SN 414465, Brisbane, Queensland
29 Jan 1944: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 414465, No. 207 Squadron (RAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45
6 Nov 2019: Involvement

Ivor Chalmers by SQNLDR Bruce Chalmers

Ivor Fredric Chalmers enlisted at Traveston, near Gympie, Queensland. His family consisted of Ivor, Don (Army), Roy (RAAF), John (Army - a Desert Rat at Tobruk), Ben (RAAF), Thomas (RAAF) and Joyce.

He was the son of Alexander and Emily Chalmers of Samford QLD and the eldest of the children in the family.

Prior to enlistment he was a timber worker and was serving as rear-gunner with the RAF on Lancaster LM366 EM-H when it was brought down in Germany.

Initially interred at Buck, he is now buried in the World War Two War Graves Commission cemetery in Berlin.

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Enlisted Travetson QLD

Ivor Chalmers was the eldest son of Alexander and Emily Chalmers of Samford.

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Biography contributed by Bruce Chalmers

Ivor Fredric Chalmers enlisted at Traveston, near Gympie, Queensland. His  family consisted of Ivor, Don (Army), Roy (RAAF), John (Army - a Desert Rat at Tobruk), Ben (RAAF), Thomas (RAAF) and Joyce.

He was the son of Alexander and Emily Chalmers of Samford QLD and the eldest of the children in the family.

Prior to enlistment he was a timber worker and was serving as rear-gunner with the RAF on Lancaster LM366 EM-H when it was brought down in Germany.

Initially interred at Buck, he is now buried in the World War Two War Graves Commission cemetery in Berlin.

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