LEST WE FORGET

Warrant Officer Maurice WALTERS

Service No: 415203
Born: Alexandria Egypt, 15 January 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 21 July 1941 (at Perth WA)
Discharged from the RAAF: 7 June 1946
Unit at Discharge: No. 43 Squadron
Died: Illness, NSW, 17 October 1946, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Newcastle Crematorium, Beresfield NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Isadore and Dora Walters
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 103, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 7 June 1946, Warrant Officer Walters, a Wireless Air Gunner, was discharged from the RAAF on demobilisation. He died on 17 October 1946.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9301, 415203

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