MICHAEL PATRICK WALTON

Born: 1922, Ipswich.

Died: 16th March 1943; age: 21; Died of Wounds in North Africa.

Residence: Mount Pleasant, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire.

 

Rank: Lieutenant; Service Number: 224586.

Regiment: Royal Engineers & 12 Field Coy., Queen Victoria’s Own Madras Sappers & Miners.

 

Grave Reference:

II.D.7.

Sfax War Cemetery,

Tunisia.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Youngest son of Joseph & Margaret Walton, of Mount Pleasant, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire.

 

Father: Joseph Walton, born Hayden Bridge, Northumberland. A Cattle Dealer.

Mother: Margaret Jane Walton (nee Rowntree), born 1884, Cumwhitton, Cumberland.

 

Michael was educated at Ipswich School.

 

On the 1st June 1942, in the Liverpool Echo, the engagement was announced between Second Lieut. Michael Patrick Walton (R.E.), son of Mr. and Mrs. Walton, Statford-on-Avon, and Joyce Madelaine, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Watkins, Eastham.

 

Probate to Joseph Walton – father, a Cattle Dealer.

 

Michael is also remembered on the Chapel war memorial at Ipswich School.

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