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Samuel Edgar Walker

In memory of:

Private Samuel Edgar Walker

November 23, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

103153

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Pioneer Battalion

Division:

67th Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

October 26, 1889
Sale, Cheshire, England

Enlistment:

September 27, 1915
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of Samuel and Margaret Walker, of Sale, Cheshire, England.

Commemorated on Page 177 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

IV. E. 29.

Location:

Contay is a village in the Department of the Somme on the main road, Amiens to Arras. The CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the left (north east) side of the road to Franvillers. There are no access problems. There is a CWGC road sign next to the church and square of the village and next to the D23, Franvillers - Corbie, sign. The distance from the CWGC sign to the Cemetery is approximately 650 metres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of SAMUEL EDGAR WALKER– From the Daily Colonist of January 9, 1917. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y25uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of January 3, 1917. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y20uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of January 6, 1917. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y23uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
  • Family gravemarker– Samuel is remembered on his parents' grave in Sale Brooklands Cemetery

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