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In Memoriam - F Walton



Frederick Walton



Frederick Walton


Frederick (or "Fred", as he preferred) was born in November 1924, the youngest son in the large family of Hardy and Sarah Jane Walton of Hampsthwaite.

He joined the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve in 1941 with a service number of 1436208, attended several mechanical courses, and within two years had become a Sergeant Flight Engineer.

He took part in many Bomber Command raids over Germany but failed, with his crew, to return from a raid over Mannheim on the 10th August 1943.

He is buried in Plot 10 Row A Coll grave 4-9, Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

Click here to read a fuller account of his life and service


Awarded the 1939-1945 War Medal, the 1939-1945 Star and the Aircrew Europe Star.






1939-1945 Star Aircrew Europe Star
1939-1945
War Medal
1939-1945
Star
Aircrew
Europe Star



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In Memoriam - F Walton


Frederick Walton



Frederick Walton


Frederick (or "Fred", as he preferred) was born in November 1924, the youngest son in the large family of Hardy and Sarah Jane Walton of Hampsthwaite.

He joined the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve in 1941 with a service number of 1436208, attended several mechanical courses, and within two years had become a Sergeant Flight Engineer.

He took part in many Bomber Command raids over Germany but failed, with his crew, to return from a raid over Mannheim on the 10th August 1943.

He is buried in Plot 10 Row A Coll grave 4-9, Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

Click here to read a fuller account of his life and service


Awarded the 1939-1945 War Medal, the 1939-1945 Star and the Aircrew Europe Star.






1939-1945 Star Aircrew Europe Star
1939-1945
War Medal
1939-1945
Star
Aircrew
Europe Star



WW2 PoppiesWW1 Poppies