M.329  First Officer Elwood Palmer Walmsley 

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 b. 3 Nov 1914, Toronto Canada, naturalised American

1 Feb 1941 to 31 Jan 1942

[364 days]

 

 ata elwood walmsleyJan 1941 Chicago Tribune

     

 

m. Dorothy 'Laverne' [Stark], 2 sons

prev. flying instructor

prev. exp. 2,225 hrs

Address in 1941: 922 Gordon Terrace, Chicago, IL, USA

[His brother-in-law Ken Fogelberg joined the ATA in May-41; Ken was married to Laverne's sister Jeslyn.]


Postings: 1FPP

"Has completely overcome his difficulties with regard to discipline and is now an excellent pilot and an excellent influence on the Pool as well."


Joined RAF Ferry Command but d. 28 Mar 1943 (age 28) when Baltimore FA427 crashed and burned on takeoff at Nassau.

Buried in Puerto Rico's National Cemetery


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