Walker, Fred

BORN BURSTWICK, 1898. SON OF SARAH LEVITT (1871-1916) AND FRED ESCREET WALKER (1871-1937). HE ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS AND SERVED AS PRIVATE, 1160, 13TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, IN EGYPT AND FRANCE. HE TRANSFERRED TO THE DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY. DIED OF GAS WOUNDS AT BURSTWICK, ON 14/10/1919, AGED 21 AND HIS BURIED THERE.

HIS BROTHER, PRIVATE, GEORGE WALKER, 21941, 8TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, WAS KILLED AT OPPY WOOD, ON 03/05/1917, AGED 21. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE ARRAS AND BURSTWICK WAR MEMORIALS.


Military Number:
93069
Rank:
Private
Date Died
19/10/1919
BURSTWICK, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK