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About William Midcalf (Medcalf) Walker

Date of Birth
July. 1889

Service Number
21/301

Birth Place
Staindrop, Durham, England

Date of Death
22 October, 1925 35y

Place of Death
Teesdale, Durham, England

Burial
St Mary's Church, Staindrop, Durham, England

Relationships

Parents
William Walker b 1861 and Mary Ann (nee Thompson) Walker b1862

Siblings
George Railton b 1888

Marriage
Mary P Harland Q2 1924 Teesdale, Durham, England

Career

Service
Army

Unit
18th Durham Light Infantry, 6th Durham Light Infantry

Rank
Private

Enlisted Address
Winston Lane, Staindrop, Durham, England

Medals
British War Medal (incorrectly engraved – reissued) and Victory Medal Medal Roll – Victory and British War Medals (disembodied)

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
Joiner

Campaigns
1915-18 France

Additional Information

Census Information
1891 Winston Lane, Staindrop, Durham, England, 1901 Winston Lane, Staindrop, Durham, England

Absent Voters Roll
1919 Raby Avenue, Staindrop, Durham, England, 21/301 Pte 18th Durham Light Infantry

Electoral Roll
1921-25 Raby Avenue, Staindrop, Durham, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry, Find My Past, Staindrop Parish Messenger November 1925

Notes
Brother George Railton served in Northumberland Hussars

- Research by DB