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VC519   William George Walker

BORN   29 May 1863

DIED   16 February 1936  AGE   72

VC Won   22 April 1903   AGE   39

Place VC Won   Daratoleh

War/Campaign  Somaliland

Name   William George Walker  No.   

VC Issue No.   519   Awards   VC      CB

Regiment   Indian Army, 4th Gurkha Rifles attached to the Bikanir Camel Corps


Now   4th Gorkha Rifles, Indian Army

Rank VC Won   Captain

Rank End Of Career   Major-General

Place Of Birth   Naini Tal, India

Place Of Death   Seaford, Sussex, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Sussex, England

Cremated   Woodvale Crematorium, Lewes Road, Brighton, Sussex, England

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Ashes removed   Plot/Grave no.   Removed by the funeral directors Charling Limited

Gazetted   7 August 1903

VC Presented   29 September 1903, Major-General W Manning, Somaliland


By The Way…

He achieved the rank of Major-General in 1915

VC Held By

National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, England



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