Sir Air Chief Marshal Augustus Walker GCB CBE DSO DFC AFC LdH CdeG

Died aged c. 74

Air Chief Marshal Sir George Augustus Walker, GCB, CBE, DSO, DFC, AFC (24 August 1912 – 11 December 1986) was a Second World War bomber pilot, a jet aircraft pioneer, and a senior Royal Air Force officer in the post-war era, as well as a rugby player.

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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. 1912-1986

Lidgett Lane, Garforth, United Kingdom where they lived