Andrew Walker

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 18.08.1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 14325
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
  • Unit/Ship: 3rd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Fulham Military Hospital, Hammersmith, London
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 30.12.1917
  • Burial Country: Scotland
  • Cemetery: Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: L.3.1210

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 31.03.1887
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 49 Loons Road, Lochee, Dundee
  • Occupation: Police Constable, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Annie Walker, Hawkhill, Dundee

  • Father:

    Andrew Walker, 168 Hawkhill, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Francis, John & Norman

  • Spouse:

    Christina Walker, 41 Loons Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

    Norman, born 24.12.1909, Elspeth, born 20.12.1910 & Andrew, born 24.11.1915

More about Andrew Walker

Andrews 3 brothers all served during the Great War. Able Seaman Norman Walker, Clyde Z/390, Drake Battalion, killed in action 19.05.1915 aged just 16. Sapper Francis Walker, 458, 3rd Canadian Divisional Engineers and Pte John Walker, 1st Battalion Black Watch. Both Francis and John are believed to have returned home safely.

Andrew Walker   14325   Scots Guards

DUNDEE POLICEMAN DIES OF WOUNDS.

Private Andrew Walker, Scots Guards, a well-known member of Dundee Police Force, has died of wounds.  Before joining the police about ten years ago deceased served in the Royal Artillery.  In August, 1916, he joined the Scots Guards, and had seen much severe fighting.

He was well-known in Lochee, having been on police duty there for a considerable time.  He leaves a wife and family, who reside in Logie Street.  Deceased was a son of Mr Andrew Walker, broker and furniture dealer, 168 Hawkhill, who lost another son with the Royal Naval Division at Gallipoli, and has a third son still serving.

Dundee Courier 1st January 1918

Information and image courtesy of Dundee City Police Memorial booklet., additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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