Alfred Barker Walton born 1897, the seventh of ten children to Arthur (1857-1927) and Hannah Maria Walton (1866-1956), of 5 Maple Street, Queens Road, Hull. He was an former employee of the Hull and Barnsley Railways.
He enlisted in the Hull Pals, serving with the 10th East Yorkshire regiment. He had served in Egypt and in France twice. He had previously been wounded in France, before returning home and back to the front line. Alfred was seriously wounded during the fighting for Le Cornet Perdu and was evacuated to the hospital centre at St. Omer where, despite the best efforts of the surgeons and nursing staff, he died of wounds on 30th June 1918.
Alfred is buried at Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, and was 21 years old. His name is recorded on the Maple Street Roll of Honour.