WALKER – Mark M.

Pilot Officer – Pilot – Anson

Canada; PO Nov 1944

[Source: CMHA]

605563 – M.M.D. Walker – Trinidad – attested 7.4.43 – P/O Pilot UK 4.10.44
165933 – P/O – commissioned 11.8.44

[Source: NA AIR 2/6876]

A group of colored RAF-officers. Front row, from left: [1] unknown, from Jamaica or Belize; [2] Dusty Miller, from Guyana; [3] S/L Corbett (liason); [4] Ulric Cross, from Trinidad; [5] Johnny Smythe, from Sierra Leone; [6] Vivian Rivero, from Trinidad; (previously erroneously identified as: Mark Walker, from Trinidad);
Second row from left: [1] E.A. Gordon from Jamaica; [4] Percy Massiah, from Trinidad; [5] possibly his brother C.A. Massiah from Trinidad; [6] Vivian Thomas from Manchester, Jamaica; [7] Jellicoe Scoon from Grenada. Third row from left: [1] E.R Braithwaite from Guyana? The rest are as yet unknown to us. We invite our visitors to share the names of any person they recognise. [Names courtesy P.L.U. Cross a.o.; Photograph courtesy Audrey Elcombe, copyright unknown – click to enlarge] 

4 additions to “WALKER – Mark M.”

  1. Michael Walker adds:

    Mark Walker was my father and a remarkable character who was always very modest about his achievements. I know how pleased he would be that his fellow countrymen were being remembered by the errection of a permanent memorial.

  2. Sherron Walker-Harford adds:

    Mark Walker, R.I.P., is my Dad. I would really appreciate any information I can get re his tenure in the RAF, as Daddy did not talk about it much, and my brother Michael and I would dearly like to know about that time of our father’s life.

    Thank you
    Sherron Walker-Harford

  3. Peter Newling adds:

    Is this the Mark Marcel Dubois Sebastian Walker who flew Mosquitos, was shot down and wounded in 1944 over France? He played cricket for the RAF.

  4. Sherron Walker-Harford adds:

    Yes, he was my Dad. I would appreciate any information you could give me and my brother and sister about that time of his life. My email address is sherron1953@yahoo.com.

    Many thanks.

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