Ivan Harley SHIELDS


SHIELDS, Ivan Harley

Service Number: 405885
Enlisted: 21 June 1941, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 500 Squadron (RAF)
Born: Gatton, Queensland, 14 March 1922
Home Town: Nambour, Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: School teacher
Died: Accidental (plane crash), Algeria, 2 August 1943, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Le Petit Lac Cemetery, Algeria
Plot E, Row E, Grave 11
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mapleton Memorial Stone
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World War 2 Service

21 Jun 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 405885, Brisbane, Queensland
2 Aug 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 405885, No. 500 Squadron (RAF), Air War NW Europe 1939-45

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of James Harold and Ethel Sarah Shields of Mapleton, QLD

Plane was a Hudson V AM532 lost near Tafori, Algeria