Keith Jerome Jocelyn Walker MBE

1890 Sep 30 Born, Aden, Arabia. His father James MacDonald Walker, was in the Indian Army in the public works department, Fort of Aden

He married in Italy to Angelica Margherita Coda (1889 - 1975. died London). It is difficult to know if he married her, but he had 2 children by her in 1913 and 1914.

1913 Nov 10. when registering the birth of his son, Victor James Walker, KJJW's residence is listed as 22 Vico Pergolla, Morbilla, Naples

1915 Sep 2. Commissioned 2nd Lt in East Surrey

1917 Sep 2. Relinquishes his commission on account of ill health. Lt in MGC

1917 Sep 21. SWB. Lt in MGC. Living at 66 Wharf Road Grantham

1918 Jun Awarded MBE for Lieutenant Keith Jerome Walker — For an act of gallantry not in the presence of the enemy

1918 Nov 5. Commissioned Sub.Lt in RNVR. Transport Officer, 4th grade

1921 Jan 3 Joined ADRIC with service no 1404. Posted to K Coy. "Linguist"

1921 Feb 24Married in Brighton to Laura Mary Elizabeth Thompson

1921 Mar 30 to 5 Apr. In Stevens Hospital Dublin

1922 Jan 23. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Aug 9. He was living in Armagh when he applied for medals. I suspect he was in the Ulster Constabulary at this time as that address was almost certainly an USC base

1939 Register. He is a married Civil Servant living at 73 Leighton Road , St Pancras, London

1940 Jul 31. Commissioned 2nd Lt . He had a MBE at this date

1941 Dec 29. Died aged 51. He was a Lt in SW Borderers. CWGC . Son of James Macdonald Walker and Margaret Walker; husband of Laura Walker.

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