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Warrant Officer Class II D G WALKER (580098V) of the South African Air Force


Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Marauder III HD452
 

Death of Death 1944-08-16 Age : 20 years.

Served in 12 Sqdn SAAF

Burial/Commemoration Details : Panel 17, Column 2. at Malta Memorial, Malta

More Details: SON OF LEONARD G. AND WINIFRED M. WALKER, OF PAARL, CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA.

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/10073Leading Aircraftsman D G Walker: died of injuries; Sheffield Fulwood Head Centre Hospital, cause not recorded, 21 August 1941.C16998320

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Aircraft Name: Marauder III HD452 Date of Crash: 1941-01-01 16 Aug 44 Unit 12 Sqdn SAAF Airfield /Crash Location , Malta
Aircrew details
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
LieutenantDenis James Williams COMPTON (103765V) Marauder III HD452   1944-08-1612 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Warrant Officer Class IIFrans Johannes DE JONGE (542873V) Marauder III HD452  Ext Link 1944-08-1627 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
LieutenantBarend Jacobus DE KLERK (103971V) Marauder III HD452   1944-08-1612 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Warrant Officer Class IID G WALKER (580098V) Marauder III HD452   1944-08-1612 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
Warrant Officer Class ID C R WEBSTER (579987V) Marauder III HD452   1944-08-1612 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 MaltaMalta Memorial
LieutenantNorman Alfred WEINRICH (542942V) Observer Marauder III HD452   1944-08-1612 Sqdn SAAF AIR27 ItalySangro River War Cemetery
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

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