Baker, Allenby Leslie

Allenby Leslie BAKER

Pilot Officer R.A.A.F.

452 Squadron Service No. 403159

Photo: Some of the 452 Squadron fellows 1940/41 England.

Allenby BAKER was born on the 18 November, 1918 at Murwillumbah, N.S.W. and enlisted on the 9 December, 1940 in Sydney N.S.W.

During a cannon test, his Spitfire was seen by witnesses ditching half a mile south west of Beachy Head, Sussex, cause not known.  Pilot native of N.S.W., Australia.  He had arrived at the squadron less than two weeks before as his first operational posting.

Phil Listemann, Paul Carter, The Spitfire Association