LEST WE FORGET

Pilot Officer Robert John OHLMEYER

Service No: Unknown
Born: Clare SA, 11 September 1918
Enlisted in the RAAF: 16 January 1939 (at RAAF Station Point Cook VIC)
Unit: No. 3 Squadron, RAAF Station Richmond NSW
Died: Aircraft Accident (No 3 Squadron Demon aircraft A1-62), Jamberoo NSW, 23 November 1939, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Clare and District Cemetery, SA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John Henry William and Mary Adelaide Lucy Ohlmeyer, of Clare
Roll of Honour: Clare SA
Remembered: Panel 101, Supplementary Panel 13, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

At 1630 hours on 23 November 1939, Hawker Demon A1-62 crashed at Jamberoo, New South Wales, and Flying Officer Ohlmeyer, flying solo, was killed.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9845, 187

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