A regular Biggin Hill Air Show guest, William joined No 616 Squadron on 18 June 1940 based at Leconfield. On 26 August he was shot down off Dover, rescued by the Royal Navy and admitted to Ramsgate Hospital, then onto the RAF Hospital at Halton. He rejoined No 616 Squadron at Tangmere on 1 May 1941. Later in the month he was attached to 1 Aircraft Delivery Flight at Hendon through to July 1942. He was then posted to No 116 Squadron on anti-aircraft co-operation duties until 6 July 1944. He was finally released from the RAF in September 1945.
Flight Lieutenant William Loius Buchanan Walker
Hand signed 5in x 7in photograph - numbered and certified on reverse.