Air Chief Marshal
Sir Augustus Walker
GCB, CBE, DSO, DFC, AFC, Ld'H, CdeG
Was born in Garforth and brought up in this house. Serving in the RAF 1934-70, he rose to its highest ranks. An inspirational figure, he led daring bombing raids with 50 Squadron on industrial targets in Germany, and commanded a series of bomber stations during World War II.