Sergeant Maxwell Robert WALKER

Service No: 417682
Born: Burra SA, 15 November 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 20 June 1942
Unit: No. 2 Operational Training Unit, Mildura VIC
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 2 Operational Training Unit Kittyhawk aircraft A29-1), Mildura, 5 August 1943, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Mildura Public Cemetery, VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Alfred Leslie and Mary Lynda Walker, of Burra, South Australia
Roll of Honour: Burra SA
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

At 0110 hours on 5 August 1943, Kittyhawk A29-1 suffered an engine failure just after takeoff and crashed about 7 kms south west of the Mildura airfield, killing its pilot Sergeant Walker.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9845, 3


Wilson, S. (Stewart) Spitfire, Mustang and Kittyhawk in Australian Service, Aerospace Publications Weston Creek ACT 2611, 1988

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