Maxwell Robert WALKER

WALKER, Maxwell Robert

Service Number: 417682
Enlisted: 7 January 1941, Glenelg, SA
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 2 Operational Training Unit Mildura
Born: Burra, South Australia, 15 November 1920
Home Town: Burra (SA), Goyder, South Australia
Schooling: Burra
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Aircraft accident, Mildura, Victoria, Australia, 5 August 1943, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Mildura (Nichols Point) Public Cemetery, Victoria
War Graves Plot C. Row A. Grave 5, Mildura Public Cemetery, Mildura, Victoria, Australia
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Burra Fallen Soldiers Memorial, Burra High School Avenue of Memory
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World War 2 Service

7 Jan 1941: Enlisted Glenelg, SA
20 Jun 1942: Involvement Sergeant, 417682
20 Jun 1942: Enlisted Adelaide
20 Jun 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, 417682
5 Aug 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, No. 2 Operational Training Unit Mildura

Killed in aircraft accident at Mildura

Mr. A.L. Walker, of Burra, has been advised that his son, Sgt. Maxwell Robert Walker, 22, was killed in an aircraft accident at Mildura on August 5. He enlisted
in June last year, received his wings in April last, and had been recommended for a commission. Before enlistment he was employed in the wireless department of

The Advertiser Tuesday 17 August 1943 page 3

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Alfred Leslie and Mary Lynda Walker of Burra, South Australia

Pilot of Kittyhawk aircraft A29-1 of Number 2 Operational Training Unit which crashed near Mildura, Victoria

(This aircraft was re-built after crashing in 1942 killing Pilot Officer Holliday 411786 of 75SQN)