This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Norman Crawford Walker
- Date of enlistment:
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- Rank: Captain
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 25.09.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Loos Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 78 to 83
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- Place of Birth:
- Address: Wingate Rd, Newport, Fife
Robert C. Walker
Elsie Nairne Lee
More about Norman Crawford Walker
Norman has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.
Norman Crawford Walker 4th Black Watch
MILITARY WEDDING AT DUNFERMLINE.
The wedding took place in Dunfermline Abbey on Saturday of Captain Crawford Walker, 4th Black Watch, son of Mr Robert C. Walker, solicitor, Dundee and Newport, and Miss Elsie Nairne Lee, elder daughter of the late Mr Charles Nairne Lee, Dunfermline. In accordance with the wish of the young couple, little ceremonial was associated with the proceedings, and only a few relatives and most intimate friends attended as guests.
Captain Walker came home from France on Thursday. He rejoins his regiment in the course of a few days.
Dundee Courier 26th July 1915
Captain Norman C. Walker was a son of Mr R. C. Walker, solicitor, and he was also trained in law. He returned from the front in July for a short holiday, and during his stay in this country he was married at Dunfermline to Miss Elsie Nairne Lee, elder daughter of the late Mr Charles Nairne Lee, Dunfermline.
Dundee Courier 29th September 1915
Tribute to Captain Norman Walker.
The following letter from Major Rogers was received yesterday morning by Mr R. C. Walker, solicitor, father of Captain Norman C. Walker :–
“I am sorry to say I have bad news to give you about your son, Captain Norman Walker. He is reported missing and unofficially reported killed. From what the men have told me I fear there is little hope. Please convey the news to his wife.
Two other officers and myself are all that are left. The rest are killed, missing, and wounded. I convey to you on behalf of the officers and men of the battalion their high appreciation of such a gallant officer and our great sorrow at losing him.”
Dundee Courier 30th September 1915
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