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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