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Sgt James K Walker

Sgt James K Walker

Birth
Texas, USA
Death 28 Jul 1944 (aged 24)
Indonesia
Burial Greenville, Hunt County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 11775942 · View Source
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Texas Deaths 1890-1976 (FamilySearch):
name: James K. Walker
death date: 28 Jul 1944
death place: New Guinea
gender: Male
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death age: 23 years 3 months 19 days
estimated birth date: 1921
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father's name: R. K. Walker
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mother's name: Nevella Miles
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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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  • Created by: John Armstrong
  • Added: 18 Sep 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11775942
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt James K Walker (9 Apr 1920–28 Jul 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11775942, citing Forest Park Cemetery, Greenville, Hunt County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by John Armstrong (contributor 46567031) .