Walter George Walker

Name

Walter George Walker

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

29/11/1914
22

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
2598
Hertfordshire Regiment

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

HERTFORD (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD
Plot4. Row 14. Grave 17. on East Boundary
United Kingdom

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Hertford Town Memorial All Saints Church Memorial, Hertford Hertford United Reformed Church Not on the Bayford memorials

Pre War

Born in 1892 in Brickendon, Hertfordshire son of George and Elizabeth Walker and living in 83, Somerset Terrace, West Street, Hertford in 1901 and 1911. He was a general labourer and was unmarried.

Wartime Service

He had served four years in the Hertfordshire Territorials and re-enlisted at Hertford on 1 Sep 1914 for the duration of the war. He entered France on 5 Nov 1914 He suffered a gunshot wound to the left arm on 19 Nov 1914 at Ypres, was admitted to No 4 Field Ambulance and transferred to base. He was repatriated but died in Lincoln Hospital a week later despite surgery.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox