WILLIAM WALKER 

Rank: Gunner
Service Number: RMA/12638.
Regiment: H.M.S. Defence Royal Marine Artillery Killed In Action Wednesday 31st May 1916 Age 22County Memorial Crewe
Commemorated\Buried PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Grave\Panel Ref: Panel 21
England

Born Heswall, September 19, 1893. Enlisted Crewe, April 26, 1911. Son of Edwin Thomas and Hannah Walker of 242, Edleston Road, Crewe. Former pupil at Edleston Road School. Resided at 17, Exchange Street, Crewe and was formerly employed as an apprentice boilermaker in Crewe Works. Joined the Defence just before Christmas Day, 1915. Was one of 3 Crewe men onboard the Defence that were lost during the Battle of Jutland.

Service record available.

Uploaded by Mark A. Potts on January 11, 2018.