Hewson Robert Walker Lt 86253
Name Hewson Robert Walker
Army number 86253
Decorations MiD 22/3/1945 North West Europe
Date of birth 18/3/1916, Oxfordshire.
Unit Dorsetshire Regiment - TA Commission as a 2/Lt 22/3/1939. Attached Durham Light Infantry 22/5/1944, Posted 10th Bn DLI. Served Normandy . Posted X List 2/7/1944. Released as Hon. Major 1946. Trf to TARO as Captain and Hon Major 1/9/1948.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role OC 28/6/1944
Joined Brigade 22-May-44
Promotions W/S Lt 1/1/1941, Captain 1/2/1942, Major 16/3/1945
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Death registered January 2000 in Poole, Dorset at the age of 83.
Home address Son of Fred Hewson and Winifred Walker. Educated Christ's Hospital, Cadet OTC.
Source table 10DLI