Private ROY ALEXANDER WALKER (photo added)

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Rank Private
Forenames ROY ALEXANDER
Surname WALKER (photo added)
Initials R A
Place of Birth BUTTONVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA
Date of Birth Tuesday, 30 January 1912
Date of Death Wednesday, 19 August 1942
Age 30
Nationality Canadian
Residence or Entered Service From TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA
Service Number B/67811
Force Canadian Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Regiment of Canada, Canadian Infantry Corps
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 1 Battalion, Royal Regiment of Canada, C Company
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration DIEPPE CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY, HAUTOT-SUR-MER
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location G. 28.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF JAMES AND RACHEL WALKER; HUSBAND OF JEAN ELIZABETH WALKER, OF TORONTO, ONTARIO.

Additional Information

Private ROY ALEXANDER WALKER served with C Company, 1 Battalion, Royal Regiment of Canada, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps. He is also commemorated on the Wheatley Cenotaph, Wheatley, Ontario, Canada.1

 

 

 

 

References
1. Information kindly provided by Bill Siddall, Historian & Archivist Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 324, Wheatley, Ontario, Canada.
2. Copy of original document available from the Veterans Affairs Canada, Canadian Virtual War Memorial Book of Remembrance p.121.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 324, Wheatley, Ontario, Canada.
Additional photographs provided by:  
Additional information provided by: Bill Siddall, Historian & Archivist Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 324, Wheatley, Ontario, Canada.

 

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