WALKER, Herbert Clifford
(Service number 16450)

Aliases Bert
First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date 13 November 1894 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Haka Valley, Hakataramea
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs A. WALKER (mother), Haka Valley, Hakataramea
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 17th Reinforcements, New Zealand Mounted Rifles
Date 5 October 1916
Transport Manuka
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Badly wounded in the face.

Post-war Occupations



Date 22 February 1969 Age 74 years
Place of Death Oamaru
Memorial or Cemetery Cremated Salisbury Park Crematorium, Timaru
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

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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