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Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:422957; O226169
Rank:Flying Officer
Date of Birth:20 March 1923
Place of Birth:Perth, WA, Australia
Date of Death:10 December 2017 (Aged 94 years)
Decorations:Medal of the Order of Australia


15 June 1942Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.
24 December 1945Discharged from Royal Australian Air Force.
11 June 2001Awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia.


Medal of the Order of Australia:
For service to the community, particularly through the recording of the history of the air training school at Uranquinty.

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll
Australian Honours Search Facility - Medal of the Order of Australia


Anon. 2017 Peter Ilbery Obituary. Canberra Times. 13 December 2017. Retrieved 16 December 2017 from <http://tributes.canberratimes.com.au/obituaries/canberratimes-au/obituary.aspx?n=peter-ilbery&pid=187504271>.

Mellor, L. 2008 Ilbery, Peter Leslie Thomas. Faculty of Medicine Online Museum and Archive, University of Sydney. Retrieved 30 November 2017 from <https://www.sydney.edu.au/medicine/museum/mwmuseum/index.php/Ilbery,_Peter_Leslie_Thomas>.

Record updated on 16 December 2017.


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