Douglas (old Don) WALKER

WALKER, Douglas

Service Numbers: 428, 428B
Enlisted: 22 May 1916, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 3rd Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia, 7 October 1883
Home Town: Tenterfield, Tenterfield Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Cooerwull Academy, Bowenfels
Occupation: Clerk/Supervisor (Eastern Extention Cable Co.)
Died: Killed in Action, France, 3 September 1918, aged 34 years
Cemetery: Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Tenterfield & District Fallen Soldiers Roll of Honor Infantry
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World War 1 Service

22 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 428, Sydney, New South Wales
20 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 428, 14th Machine Gun Company, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '21' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Port Lincoln embarkation_ship_number: A17 public_note: ''
20 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 428, 14th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Port Lincoln, Melbourne
1 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 428B, 3rd Machine Gun Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 428B awm_unit: 3rd Australian Machine Gun Battalion awm_rank: Corporal awm_died_date: 1918-09-03

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Amongst recent casualties reported from the western front is the death of Douglas Walker, second youngest son  of Mrs. W.H. Walker and the late W.H. Walker, one time owners of Tenterfield Station.