LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Walter Alfred CHRIST

Service No: 22581
Born: Brisbane QLD, 29 September 1919
Enlisted in the RAAF: 10 June 1940
Unit: Headquarters RAAF Station Townsville QLD
Died: Ground Accident, Townsville, 17 April 1942, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Townsville War Cemetery, Queensland
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Charles Christ, of Brisbane; stepson of Teresa Christ, of Kedron
Roll of Honour: Brisbane QLD
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 17 April 1942, Leading Aircraftman Christ, a Painter, was killed in a motor vehicle accident at Townsville.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/96/124