Thomas Henry Walker

View Thomas Henry on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Service number:
202032
Rank:
Private
Service:
Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
Origin:
Date of birth:
1893
Date of death:
16 April 1918
Age at Death:
24
WALKER Thomas Henry

Known information

Private Thomas Henry Walker, son of Thomas and Lois Walker of Edith Weston, enlisted in the 2/6th Sherwood Foresters, on 27 February 1916. He went to Ireland in May where his battalion helped put down the Easter Rising. It was then sent to France on 10 May 1917, and took part in the fighting round Cambrai, Bapaume and Passchendaele. On 16 April 1918, he died from a revolver wound in the abdomen, received during the action at Kemmel Hill in the Second Battle of Aisne, and was buried at Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery, near Poperinghe, grave I.E.24. He is remembered on Edith Weston's war memorial.

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  • Edith Weston church
  • Edith Weston Memorial
  • Edith Weston Memorial 3
  • Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery 1
  • Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery 2
  • T H Walker 3
  • T H Walker BH1

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3 images Some pictures of the headstone, taken 13 December 2014
By John Stokes on Saturday 13th December '14 at 10:03pm
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