Name: Robert Walker

Birth Date: 18th April, 1894 Where: Perth, Western Australia
Died: 1945 Where: Perth, Western Australia
Place of Enlistment: Perth, Western Australia Age: 23
Serial Number: 715 Battalion: 28th
Rank on Enlistment: Private Rank on Discharge/Death: Private

Awards: 1914 - 15 Star, British War Medal 1914 - 1920, Victory Medal, Military Medal

 

Photograph Walker

Service Details:

 

 

10 March

1915                      Blackboy Hill Training camp

9 June

1915                      Embarked from Fremantle

August

1915                      Embarked Egypt

10 Sept. – 12 Dec.

1915                      Gallipoli

21 March

1916                      France

6/7 June

1916                      Trench Raid

29 July – 27 Aug.

1916                      Pozieres (Sausage Valley)

4 August

1916                      Wounded, Pozieres

30 September

1916                      Rejoined Battalion, Belgium

2 October

1916                      Sick

10 December

1916                      Rejoined Battalion

February

1917                      Warlencourt

March

1917                      Attack on Malt Trench

May

1917                      Battle of Bullecourt (Hindenburg Line)

June

1917                      Bapaume

2 July

1917                      Awarded Military Medal

August

1917                      Cassel

18 September

1917                      Ypres

October

1917                      Broodseine & Passchendale

26 October

1917                      Battle of Passchendale (Ypres)

December

1917                      Red Lodge

7 April

1918                      Dernacourt

20 April

1918                      Ville Sur-Ancre

May

1918                      Morlancourt

27 June

1918                      Villers-Bretonneux

8 August

1918                      Battle of Amiens

29 August

1918                      Somme

2 Sept

1918                      Wounded, Mont St. Quentin

11 November

1918                      Armistice

7 April

1919                      Returned to Australia

10 June

1919                      Discharged

 

 

 

 

Biographical Details:

Robert Walker was born Percy Robert Edward Walker but enlisted as Robert Walker. His age is shown as 21yrs 6mths when in fact he was under 21y.o. Presumably he did not have his father's permission to enlist. He married Lena Glanfield in 1924.