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Born: 1897
Parents: F Walker
Rank: Sec-Lieut
Medals/awards: Military Cross
Rolls of Honour:
Regiment: West Yorkshire
Leslie F Walker
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On 4 October 1918 the Shipley Times & Express reported: “Sec Lieut Leslie F Walker, only son of Mr and Mrs F Walker, who until recently resided at Church Hill, Baildon, has been awarded the Military Cross for good leadership and great gallantry during an attack on 22nd July. “His platoon, becoming disorganised through heavy casualties from hostile machine gun fire, he called his men and rushed the post himself leading, capturing four machine guns and twelve prisoners, his personal example certainly saving the situation. “Sec Lieut Walker, who is 21 years of age, joined the Gordon Highlanders as a private in February 1915. He gained his commission in September 1917 and was then posted to the West Yorkshire Regt. “He has been wounded three times and is now in hospital in Birmingham but making a good recovery. “He attended the Primitive Methodist Sunday School and was a member of the choir.”