Waters, Leonard Victor (Warrant Officer, b.1924 - d.1993); Waters, Gladys M (nee Saunders, Civilian, b.1926)

Place Oceania: Pacific Islands
Accession Number PR00308
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 4 wallets: 6 cm
Object type Papers
Maker US Army
Waters, Leonard Victor
Place made Australia
Date made 1942-1946
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 93/0556
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copyright expired. Copying permitted subject to physical condition. Permission for reproduction not required.

Flying logbook, Initial Training Schools (ITS) training notebook, service certificates of Len Waters, the only known Aboriginal fighter pilot in the RAAF during the war of 1939-1945. Logbook details training and active service flying Kittyhawks, and detailed comments about operational flights. Also in the collection is a memoir relating to Len Waters and ID cards relating to Gladys M Waters.