Search our records : Walter Austin Hawker

Surname: Hawker
Forename(s): Walter Austin
Service Number: 49300
Date of Birth: 24th February 1889
Force: British Army
Unit: 2nd Garrison Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers and Dorset Regiment

Walter Hawker was born in Beer on 24th February 1889, the son of John Hawker, a gardener, and his wife Mary.

Walter joined the Dorset Regiment as a private, but was later transferred to the 2nd Garrison Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 

His medal index cards shows that he went of active service overseas at some point from the beginning of 1916, but does not show the theatre of war involved.

Walter died in 1976, aged 87.