Walter Frederick Wilcockson

Surname  Wilcockson
First Name(s)  Walter Frederick
Nickname  Wally
Rank/function  Flight sgt.  / Navigator
Service no.  NZ 42314
Award(s)  
Regiment  RNZAF
Date of birth  23.10.1908
Date of death  23.06.1943
Age  34
Grave no. Markelo  C17
Nationality  NZ
Place of birth  Kaitangata, Otago, South Island, NZ
Parents names  Albert George and Mabel Maude Victoria Saunderson
Last known adress 1943  Linwood, Christchurch NZ
Names brothers and sisters  Jim and Alice
Name wife/fiancee  Reno Anna
Various Wally’s only son Ian died 8th Februari 2011, his wife Francis still lives in Tauranga. Both visited Markelo in 2008.
Wally’s father Albert came from New South Wales Australia and his mother Mabel from Victoria. Albert was a miner in the Kaitangata coal mine.

Additional information: During their visit in 2008 Wally’s only son Ian and his wife Frances attended the unveilling of the Stirling Monument at the Kattenberg.
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