This site commemorates the men and women of Collingham, Linton and Micklethwaite who served during World War 1.
Walker, Frank

Rank Aircraft mechanic II

Service Number 248456

Service RAF


Regiment Royal Air Force


Frank Walker was born in Linton on the 23rd April 1883, the son of Squire and Mary Ann Walker. Frank had two brothers, Thomas and Edmund.

By the census date in 1891, Frank and his parents were living at 3, St.Mark's Grove in Leeds and in 1901 he was living at 30 Blenheim Terrace in Leeds. Ten years later, Frank had left Yorkshire and was working as a broker in hides and skins in Totterdown, Bristol.

In 1918, Frank enlisted (on the 29th January 1918) as an aircraft mechanic in the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) in Eastbourne. Later that year, on the formation of the Royal Air Force (RAF), Frank transferred from the RNAS to the RAF, and he served out the rest of the war in the RAF.

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