Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Maurice Dier Zimmerman

In memory of:

Flying Officer Maurice Dier Zimmerman

July 28, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/22879

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

38 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

July 6, 1920
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

November 11, 1941
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Charles and Elizabeth Zimmerman.

Commemorated on Page 486 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 4. C. 4.

Location:

PHALERON WAR CEMETERY lies a few kilometres to the south-east of Athens, at the boundary between old Phaleron district and Kalamaki district. It is on the coast road from Athens to Vouliaghmen, 5 kilometres west of the international airport. The cemetery is closed on Sundays and local public holidays. The Athens Memorial stands in the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– The Toronto Star April 16, 1945, page 5
F/O Zimmerman was pilot on Wellington aircraft MF 186 in 38 (RAF) Squadron which went missing on a mine-laying operation over the south-east coast of Greece at Lavrion on July 28, 1944.  The other RCAF member of the crew was F/O (N) Joseph A. Campeau, age 23, from Montreal, Que 
(Courtesy They Shall Grow Not Old published by the Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum in Brandon, Man.)
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Newspaper clipping believed to be from 1942 picturing F/O Zimmerman and fiance Miss Bernice Veronica Lannan.

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