Walker Robert Martin W/S Lt 256472

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Name Walker Robert Martin
Army number 256472
Rank W/S Lt
Date of birth 12/10/1918
Age 0
Unit Royal Army Pay Corps - served as 7661840 reaching the rank of Staff Sergeant. Posted 166 OCTU as a Cadet. The Durham Light Infantry - Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt 19/12/1942. Posted to the 17th Bn DLI. Posted to the 10th Bn DLI 12/10/1943. Served Normandy. Wounded 29/6/1944. Transferred back to the Royal Army Pay Corps 12/6/1945. Posted to the Regimental Pay Office, York. Unemployed list 1946 as Hon Captain.
Company/Battery Bn HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Signals Officer.
Joined Brigade 12-Oct-43.
Promotions W/S Lt 19/6/1943, T/Captain 16/8/1944.
Wounded 29/6/1944.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died 13/1/2002.
Home address 3, Beckfield Lane, Acomb, York, then 7, Church Close, Cavendish, Suffolk, C10 8BQ. Married Miss Evans Q3 1966, Enfield, Middlesex.
Source table 10DLI