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  • The family headstone of the Walker family at Basford cemetery commemorating the death of Sapper Harry Walker 
Photo taken by Peter Gillings
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He was the husband of Alice Walker of 11 Brown Street Hyson Green Nottingham and the only son of Samuel and Eliza Walker.
19 Jan 1919
30
2750693 - CWGC Website
6959
Sapper
Canadian Engineers. He died of pneumonia at home at 11 Brown Street, and was buried with military honours in Nottingham (New Basford) Cemetery.
Nottingham Post notice (abridged), 23 January 1919: 'Walker. On January 19th at 11 Brown Street, of pneumonia, Sapper Harry Walker (Canadians), husband of Alice Walker and only son of Samuel and Eliza Walker, age 30. Military funeral, Basford.' His grave does not have a CWGC headstone. The inscription on the headstone reads: 'In affectionate remembrance of George Harwood, the beloved brother of William, Sarah Ann & Mary Ann Harwood, who died January 16th 1902 aged 31 years. Abide with me, Fast falls the eventide. Also of Sapper Harry Walker, the beloved husband of Alice Walker who died January 19th 1919 aged 30 years. His duty done. Also William, beloved husband of Mary Harwood died June 2nd 1941 aged 78 years. Also the above named Mary Harwood, died Oct 11th 1941 aged 78 years. Reunited.'
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  • The family headstone of the Walker family at Basford cemetery commemorating the death of Sapper Harry Walker 
Photo taken by Peter Gillings
    Harry Walker - The family headstone of the Walker family at Basford cemetery commemorating the death of Sapper Harry Walker Photo taken by Peter Gillings