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About Edward Walker

Date of Birth
15 September, 1885

Service Number
33445 24486

Birth Place
Newfield, Durham, England

Baptism
11 November, 1885 Hunwick, Durham, England

Date of Death
March 1969 84y

Place of Death
Durham Western, Durham, England

Relationships

Parents
Robert Walker born abt 1844 and Jane (Gibson) Walker born abt 1843 Married Q3 1878 Teesdale, Durham, England

Siblings
Mary Jane born abt 1876, Robert born abt 1878, Maria born abt 1882

Marriage
Mary Elizabeth Stephenson born abt 1889 Married 15 December, 1915 Staindrop, Durham, England

Career

Service
Army

Unit
Lincolnshire Regiment 41st Labour Corps

Rank
Private L/Corp A/Corp Temp Corporal

Enlisted Address
Malvern House, Staindrop, Durham, England

Medals
British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
Yes

Civilian Employment
1901 Postman 1911 Indoor Postman - Appointed May 1908 1927 Gardener - Raby Estates

Campaigns
1917 -1919 France, Belgium and Germany

Additional Information

Census Information
1891 Eals Yard, Staindrop, Durham,England 1901 Staindrop, Durham, England 1911 14 Lowe Street, Darlington, Durham, England (boarder)

Absent Voters Roll
1919 Malvern House, Staindrop, Durham, England

Electoral Roll
1921 -24 Malvern House, Staindrop, Durham, England (and land)

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry, Find My Past

Notes
Edward's Army Medical 30 August 1916 declared him fit for service at home only due to being almost blind in his right eye. Mentioned in Dispatches - Certificate 6 January 1920 Received Oak Leaf Emblem 30 March 1921

- Research by DB