High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Air Vice Marshal Allan Leslie Walters CB, CBE, AFC (2 November 1905 19 October 1968) was a senior commander in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). Born in Victoria, he graduated from the Royal Military College, Duntroon, before transferring to the RAAF in 1928. He was considered one of the service's leading flying instructors and aerobatic pilots between the wars, and was appointed to his first squadron command in 1937. Over the course of World War II, Walters led No. 1 (General Reconnaissance) Squadron in Singapore, No. 1 (Fighter) Wing in Darwin, Northern Territory, and No. 72 Wing in Dutch New Guinea. He was decorated with the Air Force Cross in 1941, and Mentioned in Despatches in 1944.