FLTLT Walter Wallace Alford 271903


Squadron/s457 SQN
Rank On Discharge/Death Flight Lieutenant (FLTLT)
NicknameWally
Mustering / SpecialisationAdjutant
Date of Birth25 Mar 1911
Contributing Author/sVince Conant

Wally was born in Sydney on the 25th March 1911. He enlisted on the 8th January 1940 and served in Darwin with the 457 Squadron as Adjutant with the rank of Flight Lieutenant.

Not much is recorded about Wally except that he was Adjutant to a famous Spitfire Squadron forging its reputation in Europe before coming home to defend Australia$apos;s north.

He was discharged on the 24th November 1944.



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457 SQN

457 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force, was formed at Baginton, near Coventry, in England on 16 June 1941 in accordance with Article XV of the Empire Air Training Scheme. Init...

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