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In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

Alan Mackenzie Walker

 

Lt, O-75468, RCNVR

 

Born:  29 Sep 1910, Lemonville, Ontario

 

Died: 26 Mar 1941 at sea

 

Book of Remembrance entry

 

WALKER, Alan Mackenzie, Lt, RCNVR, killed - 26 Mar 1941, HMCS OTTER - Son of the Reverend W. W. Walker and Mrs. Walker, of Toronto, ON; husband of Joan Walker, of Halifax.

 

Lieutenant Alan Mackenzie Walker age 30, of Toronto, was the first officer aboard the converted yacht HMCS Otter. He was the son of Rev. and Mrs. W. W. Walker of Toronto. His widow is the former Miss Joan Nutall also of Toronto. Lieutenant Walker, who wore the stripes of the RCNVR; he joined the senior service in 1938 and took his training in Halifax in 1938 and the following year. He has seen service aboard ships of war with both the Royal Navy and the Royal Canadian Navy.

 

Lt Walker is buried in the Camp Hill Cemetery, Halifax, NS.

 

Ships served in:

HMCS CARTIER - Served in Cartier 05 Nov 1939 - 07 Dec 1939 as a Lt, RCNVR

HMS VOLTAIRE - Served in Voltaire 04 Jan 1941 - 29 Jan 1941

HMCS OTTER - Appointed to Otter 30 Jan 1941 as a Lt, RCNVR

 

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(1-2) Attestation form  (3) Service Summary  (4) Report of Death  (5) Query Minute Sheet - W.S.G. Section  (6) Lt Walker's headstone

 

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