Frederick Joseph Eric WALMSLEY
Known to all as Eric

Service Number: NZ421464
RNZAF Trade: Flight Mechanic
Date of Enlistment: 28th of February 1942
Rank Achieved:
Flying Hours: Nil
Operational Sorties: Nil

Date of Birth: 20th of March 1920
Personal Details:
Eric was married to Doreen Valda Christini on the 21st of November 1946, and together they had several children, Peter, David, Tony, Kevin, Mary, Paul (died 1973), John (deceased), and Mark (deceased). Doreen passed away on the 13th of October 2011.

In the 1960's Eric worked as a motor mechanic with Waikato Motors, Cambridge, working under fellow airman Eric Ford.

Service Details:

Date of Death: 22nd of December 2003, aged 83
Buried: RSA Lawn Cemetery, Hautapu, Cambridge

Connection with Cambridge: Eric lived in Cambridge from at least the mid-1960's through till his death. Perhaps he lived in the town or district earlier than this.

Thanks To: Errol Martyn, Wendy Homewood and Judy Homewood and the Cambridge Museum for information on this airman


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