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Walker (Christ Church) Churchyard

  • Country United Kingdom
  • Total identified casualties 37 Find these casualties
  • Region Northumberland
  • Casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 54.97338, Longitude: -1.54633

History information

During the two world wars, the United Kingdom became an island fortress used for training troops and launching land, sea and air operations around the globe. There are more than 170,000 Commonwealth war graves in the United Kingdom, many being those of servicemen and women killed on active service, or who later succumbed to wounds. Others died in training accidents, or because of sickness or disease. The graves, many of them privately owned and marked by private memorials, will be found in more than 12,000 cemeteries and churchyards.

Walker (Christ Church) Churchyard contains 21 First World War burials and 25 from the Second World War. The cemetery also contains three Serbian graves of 1918.

The following, buried here, are now Alternatively Commemorated in NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE (BYKER AND HEATON) CEMETERY:

BINNEY, Sapper, A.M. 2073376.

BURNS, B.Q.M.S., P. 4260729.

CALVIN, Fusilier, T. 4263830.

COCKBURN, Stoker 1st Class, M. P/KX 83906.

DIXEY, Fusilier, J. D/12219.

DRYDEN, Driver, J.W. T/10675526.

GIBLIN, Gunner, J. 889129.

WAGGOTT, Ldg.A/C, T.H. 1106258.

WINTER, L.Corporal, R.A. S/103689.