WALKER Grahame Edmund 41083

LEST WE FORGET

Pilot Officer Grahame Edmund WALKER

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 41083 (RAF)
Born: Coburg VIC, 27 February 1916
Enlisted in the RAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 223 Squadron (RAF)
Died: Air Operations (No. 223 Squadron Wellesley aircraft L2664), Italian Somaliland, 16 September 1940, Age unavailable
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: No additional information
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Column 239, Alamein Memorial, Egypt

At 1445 hours on 16 September 1940, Wellesley L2664 took off from Summit, Sudan, one of three aircraft detailed to bomb the aerodrome at Gura, Italian Somaliland. Bad weather was encountered, the flight dispersed and L2664 failed to return

The crew members of L2664 were:

Sergeant Humphrey Lawrence Stewart Price (521074) (RAF)
Pilot Officer Grahame Edmund Walker (41083) (RAF) (Pilot)

References:

Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Gunby D (David) and Pelham Temple, Royal Air Force Bomber Losses in the Middle East and Mediterranean, Volume 1 1939-1942, Midland Publishing UK, 2006
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A6769, WALKER G E