|Birth: ||Apr. 9, 1920|
|Death: ||Jul. 28, 1944, Indonesia|
Texas Deaths 1890-1976 (FamilySearch):
name: James K. Walker
death date: 28 Jul 1944
death place: New Guinea
death age: 23 years 3 months 19 days
estimated birth date: 1921
father's name: R. K. Walker
mother's name: Nevella Miles
place of residence:
film number: 2242483
digital film number: 4167794
image number: 2392
reference number: 2383
Walker, James K.
__Herald Banner, Sun, 15 Jun 2003, A: 4
____Hunt County War Dead (World War II,List)
__Herald Banner, Wed, 7 Apr 2004, A: 3
____World War II (Casualties)
Greenville (Texas) Evening Banner, Sat, 5 Aug 1944, page 1, James Walker Is Killed In Pacific
Sergeant James K. Walker, or... chief of a B-25 U.S. Army Air Corps, was killed in active ... duty on Biak Island, July 28, ... cording to a message received from the War Department today by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R.K. Walker, 2221 Church street.
Sgt. Walker had been in the service three years and overseas the past 16 months. He had ... in New Guinea and on the ... Islands.
After completing his high school (continued to page 7) education he attended East Texas State Teachers College, receiving his degree in history and medicine. He was also a trusted employe of Palmer's Drug Store for a number of years, and was a member of the Baptist church. Sgt. Walker was one of Greenville's most outstanding young men.
Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R.K. Walker, a sister, Mrs. Charles Pickens of this city, and a half sister, Mrs. R.O. Porter of Point.
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Rufus Kay Walker (1888 - 1951)
Novella A Miles Walker Woodson (1897 - 1990)
James K Walker (1920 - 1944)
Norma Jean Walker Lowenstein (1924 - 2008)*
Forest Park Cemetery
Created by: John Armstrong
Record added: Sep 18, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11775942
Fred Hale & Waco Hale
Added: Mar. 3, 2014
Simple words can not thank you enough for your service to our country & your ultimate sacrifice. RIP ~~~Glenna~~~TX|
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