Sergeant Bruce Edmond WALKER

Service No: 411414
Born: Sydney NSW, 2 September 1915
Enlisted in the RAAF: 28 April 1941
Unit: No. 1 Air Observers School
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 1 Air Observers School Anson aircraft AX420), near Gunning NSW, 14 April 1942, Aged 26 Years
Buried: Cootamundra General Cemetery NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Horace George Findlay Walker and Ethel Drummond Walker, of Wahroonga
Roll of Honour: Sydney NSW
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Memorial Plaque for Four WW2 Australian Airmen, Gunning NSW

On a training flight on 14 April 1942, Anson AX420 crashed at 0930 hours 15 miles north of Gunning, New South Wales and all the crew members were killed.

The crew members of AX420 were:

Leading Aircraftman Ivan Rodway Rojahn (414263) (Trainee Observer)
Leading Aircraftman Harold Malcolm Sauerbier (413902) (Trainee Observer)
Leading Aircraftman Allan Sidorenko (414297) (Trainee Observer)
Sergeant Bruce Edmond Walker (411414) (Pilot)


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, 163/176/253; A9845, 61

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