GODFREY ERIC WALKER

Image from 13th April Evening Star newspaper.

Born: 1926, Lexden, Essex.

Died: 24th March 1945; age 18; KiA. (Operation Varsity)

Residence: 71, Westholme Road, Ipswich.

Employed: as an Apprentice at the International Stores, Westgate Street, Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 14823878.

Regiment: Parachute Regiment Army Air Corps, (2/4th Battalion. The South Lancashire Regiment(Prince of Wales Volunteers)).

Formerly a Corporal – A.T.C – before joining the Suffolk Regiment  – Godfrey was later transferred to the Parachute Regiment.

 

Grave Reference:

42.D.11.

Reichswald Forest War Cemetery,

Kelve,

Nordrhein-Westfalen,

Germany.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Only son of Ernest Walter & Annie Lilian Walker, of Ipswich.

 

Father: Ernest Walter Walker, born August 1893, Peasenhall, Suffolk.

Mother: Annie Lilian Walker (nee Dale), born 1895, Yoxford, Suffolk – died 1942, Ipswich

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