This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 27352
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
- Unit/Ship: 17th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 22
- Date of Death: 05.02.1918
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: St Julien Dressing Station Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: II.G.2.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 98 Princes Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Lost Luggage Dept, Taybridge Station, Dundee
Ellen Walker, 98 Princes St, Dundee
Andrew Walker, 98 Princes St, Dundee
James & William
More about Andrew Walker
Andrew was the brother of Pte James Lowson Walker 1429, of the 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders, who was killed in action 14/01/1916.
DUNDEE SOLDIER KILLED.
Intimation has been received by Mrs Walker, 98 Princes Street, Dundee, that her son, Lance Corporal Andrew Walker of the Royal Scots, was killed in action on 5th February, 1918. This is the second loss Mrs Walker has sustained. About two years ago James, her second son, fell in action.
Previous to enlisting, Lance Corporal Walker was employed in the left luggage office at Tay Bridge Station, Dundee. William, another son, is still serving in France.
Dundee Courier 22nd February 1918
Additional Information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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