Flight Engineer Walker – Update

Flight Engineer Walker was an Alouette. This photo was taken on VE-Day. He is under the red arrow.

425 Squadron VE Day party at RCAF Tholhtorpe sm(1)

Picture courtesy Karl Kjarsgaard

Information
Walker W. J.
R/58972
Sergeant
Flight Engineer
Crew of M.C. Chappel

Posted Tholthorpe from 76 Base 18-01-1945

But…

I can’t identify anyone else although I have so many photos of ground crews and air crews which is quite strange.

Unless Flight Engineer Walker was at an Orderly Room Staff’s party?

Orderly Room Staff

Or a « Gen » section’s party?

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What we can be sure of though is that the war in Europe was over!

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Message from Holland

Wat is er meer bekend van de vickers wellington KW-T Serie nummer Z1729 van Lesley Causleu met zijn bemanningsleden die vielen 0p 20 dec. 1942 te Boekel Holland.We hebben hier 75 jaar na dit trieste gebeuren stilgestaan en herdacht.

Met vriendelijke groet
Joop van lankvelt

Translation

What more is known about the Vickers Wellington KW-T Serial number Z1729 flown by Lesley Causleu with his crew who died 20 December 1942 in Boekel, Holland. 75 years after this sad event we stood still and commemorated here 75 years after this sad event.

Best regards
Joop van lankvelt


Reply from Quebec

425 Alouette Squadron ORBs for December 1942

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The 20/21 December operation on Duisburg

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20 December 1942

ORB 425 image

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http://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_reel_c12298/404?r=0&s=4

zoom ORB

More information of the operation

book

Excerpt

operation 20 December 1942

One of the crew who was killed…

Cholette

http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/2662919?Joseph%20Henri%20Jacques%20Cholette

About J.R. Raymond

http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/2232505?Jean%20Paul%20Alban%20Raymond

About C.W.H. Roy

http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/2232579?Charles%20William%20Horley%20Roy

About Pierre Martel

http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/2232118?Pierre%20Augustine%20Guy%20Martel

headstone Pierre Augustin Martel

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