Son of Arthur Ernest & Christine Mabel Walton, Ash Vale, Surrey.
Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) / 61 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Hemswell Air Base / Service Number 908698
Sgt. Joseph Frank Walton was on a bombing mission to the railway station in Mönchen-Gladbach with the Hampden AD937 when the aircraft was hit by the German night fighter  ace Lt. Reinhold Knacke (I./NJG1)  and crashed in Houthem around 1:20 am between Putweg and Curfsweg (Open Street Map). Three crew members, including J.F.Walton, were killed. After the war he was buried in the Commonwealth war cemetery, Jonkerbos.
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IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY