Walker, William –

Son of William and Eliza Ann Walker (nee Roscoe), of 34, Horrocks Street, Smithills, Bolton, Lancashire. Reported missing 09/08/1915 and subsequently presumed to have died on that date. NOTE:- Wrongly recorded as died in Mesopotamia on SDGW, and commemorated on the Basra Memorial by CWGC. Died at Gallipoli.

Personal details

  • Surname: Walker
  • Forename: William
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 20
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: August 9th, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Unit: 6th (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: 11161
  • Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 17/09/1915 10/09/1915 15/12/1916 29/12/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6c 6c* 6b* S2*
  • Bolton Chronicle: 11/09/1915

Please contact us if you have any new information about this entry

* indicates required field