William Gordon Walker

William Gordon Walker

Birth 1887 Death 24th Mar 1918 Pte
Regiment South African Infantry
Service #13300

Personal Details

Place of Birth Egremont
Residence at Enlistment
Residence (Roll of Honour) Croft End House , Woodend
Residence 1911 Census
School(s) Attended
Religion/Church Attended C of E
Organisation Membership
Place of Work
Family (Parents and Grandparents) William Edward & Betsy Walker
Siblings Elsie , Edith,Marion,Ada,Margaret
Wife's Name and Maiden Name
Remarriage of Widow
Children's Christian Name(s)
Family Connection to Roll of Honour


The Victory Medal
The Victory Medal
The British War Medal, 1914-18
The British War Medal, 1914-18

Military Details

Regiment at Enlistment Regiment South African Infantry
Battalion at Enlistment 2nd
Rank at Enlistment Pte
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment 13300
Date of Enlistment
Place of Enlistment
Other Regiment
Other Battalion
Other Rank
Date of Transfer to other Regiment
Service Facts
Battalion Diary or Nautical Facts

Death and Memorial Details

Age at Death 31
Date of Death 24th Mar 1918
Regiment at Death Regiment South African Infantry
Battalion/Vessel at Death 2nd
Rank at Death Pte
Circumstances of Death Killed in action,
Service Number at Death 13300
Field of Action at Death France
Place of Death Somme
Battle at Death Battle of Marrieres Wood
Grave/Memorial Image No image.
Location of Grave/Memorial POZIERES MEMORIAL
Grave Position Panels 95-98.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/850592/walker,-william-gordon/
Grave/Memorial Country France
Private Memorial Men Of Cleator And Trumpet Terrace (WMR 3946), Cleator, Cumbria


Notes Walker family lived at Croft End House , Woodend . William Edwards occupation given as Mining Engineer
Link #1 http://www.southafricawargraves.org/search/details.php?id=27607
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