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Frederic Clöeté WALKER

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Surname: WALKER

Forename(s): Frederic Clöeté

Place of Birth: Marylebone, Middlesex

Service No: ---

Rank: Flight Sub-Lieutenant

Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Naval Air Service

Battalion / Unit: 6th Squadron

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Age: ---

Date of Death: 1917-03-17

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CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: V. A. 36.

CWGC Cemetery: AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: EAST MARTON, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

Frederic (Deric) Clöeté Walker (born 21 April 1898) was the son of Frederic James and Helen Sarah Woodbine Walker, née Clöeté. Frederic, senior, was born at Marylebone, Middlesex and Helen at Berhampore, India.

1901 London Census: 27, Upper Hamilton Terrace - Frederic C. Walker, aged 2 years, born Paddington, London, son of Frederick J. and Helen S.W. Walker.

1911 London Census: 27, Upper Hamilton Terrace, N.W. - Frederic C. Walker, aged 13, born Marylebone, London, son of Frederic James and Helen S.W. Walker.

Frederic attended Gresham's School, Holt, Norfolk and is commemorated on the Roll of Honour there.

Frederic received his Royal Aero Club Cert. No. 3681 (pilots license) on 1st October 1916. He was killed in a flying accident.

Photograph courtesy of Rupert Plummer.

Data Source: Local War Memorial

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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Flight Sub-Lieutenant Frederic Clöeté WALKER

Flight Sub-Lieutenant Frederic Clöeté WALKER

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Naval Air Service

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Naval Air Service

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Surname: WALKER

Forename(s): Frederic Cloete

Country of Service: United Kingdom

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Rank: Flight Sub-Lieutenant

Regiment: Royal Naval Air Service

Unit: 6th Sqdn.

Age: 18

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Died Date: 17/03/1917

Additional Information: Son of Frederic James and Helen Sarah Woodbine Walker, of 8, Hamilton House, Hall Rd., St. John's Wood, London. (CWGC Headstone Personal Inscription: JESU MERCY, MARY HELP)

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Information on Flight Sub-Lieutenant Frederic Clöeté Walker

Navy List 1916(4) - Page 431
Rank - F.S.L. Proby
Seniority - 18 June 16 (Temp)
Ware serving:
Royal Flying Corps
Royal Naval Air Service
Chingford
Under Training

Navy List 1917(1) - Page 431k
Walker Frederic C
FSL Proby
18 June 16 (Temp)
Eastchurch
Under Training Flt Sub Lient

Navy List 1917(2) -
Walker Frederic C
FSL
18 June 16 (Tempy)
No. 4 Wing

Navy List 1917(3)
In obituary list - Tempy Flt Sub Lt.

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Airmen Died in the Great War 1914-1918
by Chris Hobson
ISBN 0-871505-81-X

WALKER, Flt Sub Lt Frederick Cloete, 6 Sqn, pilot, Native of St John's Wood, London, age 18. Kwf 17.3.17 Buried at Aubigny, France.

17.3.17
Flt Sub Lt F C Walker, 6 Sqn. Kwf in Nieuport 17, N3201, WF

Nieuport 17/23
Single-seat fighter biplane, entered service April 1916 (RNAS), July 1916 (RFC). 397 delivered.

Stats - RNAS - 1917
kia/dow 151
kwf/doi 127
33 in total for 3.17.

kwf - Killed whilst flying
kia - Killed in action
doi - Died of injuries
WF - Western Front
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Royal Navy Aircraft Serials and Units 1911-1919.
Ray Sturtivant and Gordon Page

Page 231
11 Nieuport Type 17 bis Single-Seater Tractor Biplane Scouts purchased Establissements from Nieuport, built Issy-les-Moulineau & numbered
N3199 to N3209. (130-hp Clerget 9B)

N3201 Ready 27.2.17; Deld ADD W/E 8.3.17;
6 Sqdn 10.3.17; stalled at 400ft, Savy 17.3.17
(FSL FC Walker killed); ADD 22.3.17; Deleted 24.3.17

Page 433
No 6/206 Squdron...La Bellevue 11.3.17
(13 Wing 3 Bde); Chipilly 11.4.17

Commanding Officers
S/Cdr JJ Petre DSC 31.12.16....14.4.17
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England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966

1917

WALKER Frederic Cloete of 27 Upper Hamilton-terrace Regents Park Middlesex flight sub-lieutenant Royal Naval Air Service died 17 March 1917 in France Administration London 14 June to Frederic James Walker electrical engineer. Effects £79 16s. 6d.

1936

WALKER Helen Sarah Woodbine of 8 Hamilton House Hall-road St. Johns Wood Middlesex (wife of Frederic James Walker) died 30 September 1935 Administration London 13 January to the said Frederic James Walker company director. Effects £520.

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Frederic James and Helen Sarah Woodbine Walker, née Clöeté, the parents of Deric

Frederic James and Helen Sarah Woodbine Walker, née Clöeté, the parents of Deric

Courtesy of Rupert Plummer

Deric

Deric

Courtesy of Rupert Plummer

Left to right: –, –, Deric

Left to right: –, –, Deric

Courtesy of Rupert Plummer

Deric

Deric

Courtesy of Rupert Plummer

Deric

Deric

Courtesy of Rupert Plummer

Deric: taken at Chingford, October 1916, whilst training for his pilots licence

Deric: taken at Chingford, October 1916, whilst training for his pilots licence

Courtesy of Rupert Plummer

Back of photograph above

Back of photograph above

Deric: taken at Dunkirk, France, March 1917

Deric: taken at Dunkirk, France, March 1917

Courtesy of Rupert Plummer

Back of photograph above

Back of photograph above

Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension

Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension

CWGC Headstone

Courtesy of Rupert Plummer

Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension

Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension

CWGC Headstone

Courtesy of Rupert Plummer

Gresham’s School Chapel Screen

Gresham’s School Chapel Screen

© Liz Larby (WMR-20085)

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