2nd Lieutenant Richard Walker

Lancashire Fusiliers

Date of birth: 24 April 1883
Date of death: 9 August 1916

Killed in action aged 33
Grave unknown

Richard was born in Market Harborough, the only son of Charles William, gentleman. 

He was educated at Eton and was up at Christ Church 1902-1903 BA 

Commenced service 4 August 1914, and served in the ranks before being commissioned 2nd Lieutenant 2/5th Lancashire Fusiliers.

Killed in action at Trnes Wood, Richard’s name is recorded on the THIEPVAL Memorial, Pier and Face 3C and 3D