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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Frederick Joseph Walker -


Frederick Joseph Walker, son of William and Lilian Walker, of Newport

Sgt 1852227 Frederick Joseph Walker, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

CWGC record ...

Further information

Name appears on the following Memorials :

Newport War Memorial

Date of Death :Died 6th January 1945 Aged 20
Where buried or commemorated :Air Forces Memorial Runnymede Panel 273
Aircraft :Handley Page Halifax Mk.III LV909 ZA-P of 10 Sqn.
Pilot :Flt/Lt W D Harrow CWGC record ...
Flight Engineer :Sgt F J Walker CWGC record ...
Navigator :P/O R C Hollings CWGC record ...
Air Bomber :Flt/Sgt A H Calvert CWGC record ...
:Flt/Sgt J Draper CWGC record ...
:Flt/Sgt R W Thomas CWGC record ...

The aircraft took off from RAF Melbourne (Yorkshire) at 15.06 hrs on operations over Hanau, and collided over Oberscheld with a 415 Sqn Halifax which crashed near El Bach. Three of the crew are buried in Hannover Cemetery.

Information provided by John Bloodworth

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