Walker J Pte 1780 9th Durham Light Infantry

WALKER, JAMES, Private, No. 1780, 1/9th Battn. Durham L.I. (T.F.); b. Newcastle-on-Tyne, 23 Aug. 1891; educ. Gateshead-on-Tyne; enlisted in the Durham L.I., 21 April, 1914; served with the Expeditionary Force in France and was killed in action on the outskirts of Ypres, 3 May, 1915. Buried in the Chateau grounds, west of Brielin, on the Poperinghe Road. He m. at the Roman Catholic Church, Dunston, 26 Dec. 1912, Mary (189, Rose Street, Gateshead), dau. of John Quinn, and had a child.

Source : De Ruvigny’s Roll Of Honour Vol 1

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