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Private Thomas Walker

Army Number : 14467

Battalion : 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born and lived in Derby. Son of John and Elizabeth Walker, of 42, Agard Street, Derby. He enlisted in Derby and went to France 14th July 1915. He was killed in action, 14th February 1916, aged 18, during heavy German shellfire and the explosion of a German mine, prior to the German attack of the front line trenches, near the canal to the south-east of Ypres, Belgium.

Buried/Commemorated : Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Panel 39 and 41.

Private Thomas Walker is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
The Church of St. John the Evangelist War Memorial, Bridge Street, Derby.

His brother Private William Walker, 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, also fell in the Great War, on the same day.

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