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Geoffrey S. Walker

2nd Lieutenant

Australian Flying Corps

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Americana
  • Planted By: Brig.-Gen. Williams
  • Plaque: 510

Additional Info

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Geoffrey Selwyn Walker was born in Ballarat, Victoria, was single and unemployed when he enlisted with the Infantry Brigade Train 8 on 29 September 1915 at the age of 18. He had previously served in the 71st Infantry, Citizen Military Forces. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915. He was appointed to the rank of Lance Corporal on 9 March 1916 before transferring to the 5th Divisional A.A.O.C. and receiving a promotion to Corporal in early 1917.

On 14 October 1917 he joined the Australian Flying Cops as a Cadet and, having graduated, received a commission to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant on 23 April 1918. He returned to Australia on 15 August 1918.
Tree No. 510

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour