Flight Sergeant Trevor Paul WALTON

Service No: 418487
Born: Wagga Wagga NSW, 18 June 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 22 May 1942 (at Melbourne VIC)
Unit: No. 149 Squadron (RAF), RAF Station Lakenheath
Died: Air Operations: (No. 149 Squadron Stirling aircraft EJ106), North West Europe, 8 October 1943, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of the Revd. Horace Clarence George Walton and Elsie Eva Walton, of Lockhart, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Lockhart NSW
Remembered: Panel 194, Runnymede Memorial, Surrey UK
Remembered: Panel 132, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 2023 hours on the night of 7 October 1943Stirling EJ106 took off from Lakenheath detailed to carry out gardening (mine-laying) operations in the Frisian Islands area off the northern coast of Denmark. Nothing was heard from the aircraft after take-off and it failed to return to base. The aircraft was lost without trace and the names of the missing crew are dedicated on the Runnymede Memorial.

The crew members of EJ106 were:

Sergeant Derek Ellis Ashton (1609829) (RAFVR) (Flight Engineer)
Sergeant Robert Allan Barr (R/180672) (RCAF) (Air Gunner)
Flight Sergeant John George McInnes (R/128075) (RCAF) (Pilot)
Sergeant John Eric McQuade (1501290) (RAFVR) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Sergeant Alfred Robinson (1096842) (RAFVR) (Navigator)
Flight Sergeant Arthur Douglas Steels (R/156911) (RCAF) (Air Bomber)
Flight Sergeant Trevor Paul Walton (418487) (Air Gunner)


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, 166/43/269
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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