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Name:
Robert (Kelly) Walker
Casualty No.:
Initials:
R
Service No.:
4/8691
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Barnard Castle
Age at Death:
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
2nd Battalion Durham Light Infantry
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Barnard Castle
Home Address:
Civilian Employment:
General labourer
Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
8-January-1915
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Ferme Buterne Military Cemetery
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Family Details:

Husband of Barbara Walker(nee Wilson) of Cappy's yard, Bridgegate. 

Kelly is his nickname

Notes:

Robert had been a general labourer before the war. 

He had the nickname 'Kelly'.

After his death Robert's C.O despatched his private belongings back to his wife including a box of cigarettes, photo and Christmas card from Princess Mary, along with a button from his tunic and photos of his five children which he carried with him. 

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Sources:
First Name: St Mary's data; Private Individual; Last Name: St Mary's data; Private Individual; Service: St Mary's data; Ranks: St Mary's data; Unit: St Mary's data; Place Enlisted: Private Individual; Date of Birth: St Mary's data; Place of Birth: St Mary's data; Private Individual; Civilian Employment: St Mary's data; Cause of Death: St Mary's data; Private Individual; Date of Death: St Mary's data; Private Individual; Buried: St Mary's data; Private Individual; Family Details: St Mary's data; Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914;