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WALKER, John Thomas
EDDY, Mary
MANHIRE, Mary Ellen
(Cir 1857-Cir 1950)
WALKER, Oswald Gilbert
WALKER, Laurence Douglas


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WALKER, Laurence Douglas

  • Born: 23 Mar 1918, Kooringa dist Burra

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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
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
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.

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

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