South Australian Births - Index of Registrations 1907-1928 "WALKER Laurence Douglas M 26 Mar 1918 Kooringa dist Burra par Oswald Gilbert WALKER & May MCLEOD b17A p68". Note Transcription error - should be May McLaren - CW
From the Burra Record Transcribed by Eric Fuss 24 Dec. 1930, page 4 Burra High School break-up celebrations were held at the Burra Institute on 17 December. Dr Steele as President of the High School Council presided. Students provided a program of entertainment. Qualifying Certificates were gained by: Lawrence Walker484
South Australian Deaths - Index of Registrations 1916 - 1972 "WALKER Laurence Douglas (M) 23y stat (S) of Croydon 20 Feb 1942 at Abroad dist Hin sym IW b704 p4019A".
Laurence Walker served in the RAAF during WW2
Records held at the National Archive Title: WALKER LAURENCE DOUGLAS Service Number - 27521 Date of birth - 26 Mar 1918 Place of birth - KOORINGA SA Place of enlistment - ADELAIDE Next of Kin - WALKER M Series number: A9301 Control symbol: 27521 Contents date range: 1939 - 1948 Access status: Open Location: Canberra Barcode: 4569320
Title: Leading Aircraftsman Walker L D [Laurence Douglas] 27521 [Captured in Netherlands East Indies, February 1942 and died later that same month] [62p] Series number:A705 Control symbol: 166/43/967 Contents date range: 1942 - 1948 Access status: Open Location:Canberra Barcode: 1083057
Roll of Honour Laurence Douglas Walker Rank: Leading Aircraftman [LAC] Service Number: 27521 Unit: SHq Darwin Service: RAAF Conflict: 1939-1945 Date of Death: 20 February 1942 Place of Death: Ambon Cause of Death: Prisoner Of War Source: AWM148 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, Air Force
Location on the Roll of Honour Laurence Douglas Walker's name is located at panel 97 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial.
Burial Surname: WALKER, LAURENCE DOUGLAS Rank: Leading Aircraftman Service Number: 27521 Date Of Death: 20/02/1942 Age: 23 Regiment/Service: Royal Australian Air Force Nationality: Australian Grave/Memorial Ref.: Column 10 Cemetery/Memorial Name: AMBON MEMORIAL