LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Ernest Albert WALKER

Service No: 147264
Born: Preston VIC, 28 September 1925
Enlisted in the RAAF: 18 February 1944
Discharged from the RAAF: 9 April 1946
Unit at Discharge: No. 1 Personnel Depot
Died: Illness, Victoria, 20 April 1946, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Ernest Albert and Marion Ellen Walker, of North Balwyn
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 9 April 1946 Leading Aircraftman Walker, a Driver Motor Transport, was discharged from the RAAF. He died of an illness at No 6 RAAF Hospital Heidelberg on 20 April 1946.

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, 166/43/1779