David Burns Walker

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: October 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Coalville, Leicestershire
  • Service no: 11944
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 14th Battalion, 'B' Company
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 27
  • Date of Death: 07.08.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: St-Venant-Robecq Road, British Cemetery, Robecq
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.A.20.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Montrose
  • Address: Crawford Lodge, Perth Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Footman
  • Mother:

    Margaret Walker

  • Father:

    John Walker

  • Siblings:

    John

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about David Burns Walker

David was the brother of Pte John Walker, 26004, 5th Battalion Gordon Highlanders, who was killed in action 17.05.1917.

David Burns Walker   11944   Black Watch

Private Walker is the second son of Mr and Mrs John Walker, Crawford Lodge, Perth Road, to fall in action.  Private Walker was killed by a shell on 7th August.  He joined the colours in October, 1915, and saw service in Palestine prior to being sent to France three months ago.  In civil life he was a footman.  His brother was killed at Arras in May, 1917.

Dundee Courier 15th August 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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