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Lot 4040    SESSION 10 (9.30AM FRIDAY 27TH NOVEMBER)    Other Properties - Australian Groups

Estimate $20,000
SOLD $24,000

AFC GROUP OF FOUR: Air Force Cross (GVR); 1914-15 Star; British War Medal 1914-18; Victory Medal 1914-19. Capt. E.S.Walker. A.F.C, A.I.F. on first medal, Lieut E.S.Walker. 31 Bn. A.I.F. on second medal, Captain. E.S.Walker. A.I.F. on last two medals. First medal engraved, other medals impressed. Ribbon on first medal damaged, otherwise toned good very fine - extremely fine.

Only 12 awards of the AFC to Australians serving with the Australian Flying Corps.

Together with embroidered AFC pilot wings.

AFC: LG 3/6/1919, p7034; CAG 6/10/1919, p1465 to Captain Edward Stanley Walker Australian Flying Corps (Note: Incorrectly gazetted as Stanley Walker, probably as this is how he always signed his name) - In recognition of distinguished services rendered during the war.

Edward Stanley Walker, grazier agent, born 17Sep1886 at Ballarat, Vic; Appt 2Lt with N&MEF 07Nov1914; Emb.28Nov1914; In charge of Motor Launch "T.I." at Rabaul 21Dec1914; promoted to Lt 01Jan1915; Appt Director of Works at Rabaul 22Feb1915; Appt Acting King's Harbour Master at Rabaul 21May1915 until return of Lt Gillam RANR; struck off strength of N&MEF 15Sep1915; Appt Lt in 31Bn, with 8 years service in ALH and 18th Brigade staff and 11 months in Tropical Force A.I.F.; Emb.09Nov1915 with 31Bn; to Captain 20Feb1916; to 14Fd Arty Bde 15Mar1916; to 5DAC 01Apr1916; to 14Fd Arty Bde 19Apr1916; to 5DAC 25May1916; Appt Adjt 06Sep1917; to AFC 28Jul1918 and appt Flying Officer Pilot; RTA 28Feb1919; Appt terminated 16Jun1919; to Reserve of Officers 17Jun1919; Placed on Retired List 29Jan1942.

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