WALKER, Herbert Clifford
(Service number 16450)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank|
|Date||13 November 1894||Place of Birth||Waimate|
|Address at Enlistment||Haka Valley, Hakataramea|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs A. WALKER (mother), Haka Valley, Hakataramea|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||17th Reinforcements, New Zealand Mounted Rifles|
|Date||5 October 1916|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
Badly wounded in the face.
|Date||22 February 1969||Age||74 years|
|Place of Death||Oamaru|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Cremated Salisbury Park Crematorium, Timaru|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Herbert Clifford Walker, known as Bert, was the youngest son of Alfred abd Hannah (née Fox) Walker. In 1918 he married Elsie Luke. His brother alfred Henry Walker was killed in action on 12 September 1918 in France.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [15 November 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [15 November 2017]; Waimate Daily Advertiser, 20 December 1917, Timaru Herald, 22 December 1917 (Papers Past) [13 November 2017]
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