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About Francis (Frank) Walker

Date of Birth
13 December, 1885

Service Number
R4 067897

Birth Place
Staindrop, Durham, England

Date of Death
Q2 1951 65y

Place of Death
Darlington Durham England

Burial
2 May, 1951 St. Mary's Church, Staindrop, Durham, England

Relationships

Parents
William Walker born abt 1852 and Margaret Jane (Spence) born abt 1859 Married Q1 1879 Teesdale, Durham, England

Siblings
Mary Helena born abt 1880, John Williab born abt 1889, Sarah Hilda born abt 1890, Margaret J born abt 1893, George Richard born abt 1896,Frederick born abt 1899, Thomas born 26 September, 1899

Marriage
Ada Jane (Sayer) born 28 October, 1875 Married Q4 1907 Teesdale, Durham, England

Children
Hilda born abt 1909, Edith Dinah born abt 1911, Allen born 1 May, 1913, Ada Mary born 16 June, 1915

Career

Service
Army

Unit
Army Veterinary Corps

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
1901 Horseman 1911 Wood waggoner - plantation 1939 General road labourer

Campaigns
1915 -1919 At home

Additional Information

Census Information
1891 The Crofts, High Street, Staindrop, Durham, England 1901 Snotterton, Staindrop, Durham, England 1911 4 Duke Street, Staindrop, Durham, England

Absent Voters Roll
4 Duke Street, Staindrop R4 067897 Shoesmith A.S.C. Remounts

Electoral Roll
1920 Duke Street, Staindrop, Durham, England 1924 - 1926 Carr House Cottage, Staindrop, Durham, England

1939 Register
Osborne House, Staindrop, Durham, England (now site of Primary School)

Sources
Ancestry, Find My Past, Family Search

Notes
Francis' brothers John William, George Richard and Frederick all served. George Richard was killed in France in 1915. His brother Thomas tried to enlist but was underage.

- Research by DB