HERBERT WALKER

 

 

Born: 1898, Longton-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Presumed dead: 12th October 1917; age 19; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Horncastle, Lincolnshire.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 25900

Regiment: East Surrey Regiment, 8th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 79 to 80 and 163A.

Tyne Cot Memorial,

West Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified and Address: Son of Herbert & Kate Walker, of 66, Sidegate Lane, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   110, Upper Normacol Road, Longton, Staffordshire.

 

Herbert was 2 years old and living with his parents & sister.

Herbert Walker, 28, a Public Librarian; Hanley, Staffordshire.

Lilian Kate Garside Walker (nee Wallis), 30; born Leeds, Yorkshire.

Lilian Kate Walker, 1, born Longton, Staffordshire.

 

1911   60, Corder Road, Ipswich.

 

Herbert was 12 years old and living with his parents.

Herbert, 38, a Secretary & Librarian to Ipswich Institute (subscription) Library.

Lilian, 40.

 

Herbert attended Ipswich School.

Soldiers’ Effects to Herbert Walker – father.

 

Herbert is also remembered on the Ipswich School Chapel war memorial, and at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich, St. Clement’s Congregational Church, Ipswich and on the war memorial at the Presbyterian Church formerly on London Road, Ipswich.

 

 East Surrey Regiment, 8th Battalion

 

 

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