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Myron Jack Zimmer

In memory of:

Flying Officer Myron Jack Zimmer

January 27, 1961

Folschviller, France

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force


423 All Weather Fighter Squadron

Additional Information


May 22, 1934
Brunee, Saskatchewan


May 6, 1956

Son of Frank R. and Sylvia A. Zimmer of Cudworth, Saskatchewan. Husband of Karen E. Zimmer of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Father of Danielle M. and Franklin R. Zimmer. Brother of Bernice Repski, Gerald and Harold Zimmer.

Nephew of Leading Aircraftman Ignatius John Zimmer, who died while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Commemorated on Page 116 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Meurthe-et-Moselle, France

Grave Reference:

Grave 5, Row E, Plot 4


Choloy is a village and commune in the Department of the Meurthe-et-Moselle, 28 kilometres west of Nancy and some 5 kilometres west of Toul, a town on the N4 road from Paris to Nancy. The village is south of the River Moselle on the minor road (D11B) from Toul to the neighbouring village of Foug. The CHOLOY WAR CEMETERY is 3 kilometres west of Toul on the north side of the D11B road. The Choloy War Cemetery is the last resting place of casualties from the First and Second World Wars and is managed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. It is also the final resting place for many Royal Canadian Air Force members and their families who died while serving in Europe as part of 1 Air Division between 1953 and 1967 and other Service Members serving with NATO in Germany following Canada's departure from France.

Digital Collection

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  • Gravestone of M. J. Zimmer– Grave marker (on the right side) for F/O MJ Zimmer at Choloy Cemetery.
Photo taken in April 1975.  F/O Zimmer was the navigator in a CF-100 aircraft accident.  The pilot of the aircraft is buried to the left hand side.
  • Funeral procession– Photo courtesy of the National Archives of Canada, C149919
  • Flying Officer Myron Jack Zimmer– Flying Officer Myron Jack Zimmer in service uniform.

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