Project Description

Walter’s service in the RAF commenced on 28 March 1941 when he reported to the Recruits Centre at Cardington. He commenced RAF Police training on 5 September 1941 before being posted to RAF Manston on 28 November 1941. He went on to see service in India (Bombay 12 May 1943 and Karachi 23 November 1943) with spells at the General Hospital in Karachi (24.6.1943, 14.7.1943 & 18.11.1943). January 1944 saw him undertaking Provost Services before embarkation to the UK on 29 October 1945.

The group photo – which Walters son Dale belives to have been taken in India shows his father in the centre (sixth from left or right) in the third row from the back.

Walters Service Number was 1248826 and he was born on 6 February 1905 in Newark. He died on 19 November 1982.

Dale can be contacted at 8, Riverdale Road, Romford,Essex. RM52NP. (Tele: 01708 747163)