John Stanley WALKER

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WALKER, John Stanley

Service Number: 418494
Enlisted: 22 May 1942
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: 1 Service Flying Training School
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 27 October 1923
Home Town: Mount Martha, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Aircraft accident, You Yang Ranges, Victoria, Australia, 23 January 1943, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flight Sergeant, SN 418494
22 May 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, 1 Service Flying Training School

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Stanley and Anne Pearl Walker of Mount Martha, Victoria

 

RAAF Oxford training aircraft BM712 from Number 1 Service Flying Training School Point Cook was operating out of the Little River Satellite Aerodrome when it crashed in the You Yang Ranges, Victoria - all crew were killed:

Flying Officer Clarence James Loft 3402

Leading Aircraftman Geoffrey Samuel Venn 422769

Flight Sergeant John Stanley Walker 418494