Walker John Anthony Pte 4454622

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Name Walker John Anthony
Army number 4454622
Rank Private.
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age (At the time of his death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date as yet, but his number suggestsApril 1939. Posted to the ? 9th Battalion. Posted to the 12th Battalion DLI 1/9/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, and posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served in Northern Francce with the B.E.F. taken Prisoner of War - date not recorded but probably on or around 20/5/1940. Repatriated to the UK. Posted ? Battalion Black Watch. Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xvi) 11/2/46 as unfit for further service.
Company/Battery HQ Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not known but probably Rifleman.
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not yet known.
Prisoner of War Yes - Stalag VIIIB and Camp 344, PoW Number 38.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address 89, Kingston Rd. Deckham, Gateshead. No family information as yet.
Source table 1TS