Captain William Eaton Guy Walker
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : n/a

Battalion : 7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Son of William Eaton Walker and Adeline I. Walker, of Rock House, Old Basford. Nottingham.

Extract from 1/7th Battalion War Diary, 21st March 1917 -" The body of Captain Walker who was killed in action on July 1st. was brought in from the wire in front of Gommecourt and buried at Fonquevillers Cemetery by the Reverend W.A. Uthwaite, Chaplain to the Battalion."

Killed in action, 1st July 1916, aged 23, during the attack on Gommecourt, France, on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

Buried/Commemorated : Foncquevillers Military Cemetery, France. Plot 3, Row E, Grave 6.

His brother Second Lieutenant Harry Cullis Steele Walker 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.

Foncquevillers Military Cemetery, France.
Captain William Eaton Guy Walker grave
No local memorial details.