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David Walker

"Davey"

David Walker

(1973 – 2010)

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David Walker

David Walker
(1973 – 2010)

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David Walker

(1973 – 2010)
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This is a tribute dedicated to David "Davey" Walker. Lance Sergeant David Walker, of 1st Battalion Scots Guards was killed in Afghanistan on the 18th February 2010.
Lance Sergeant David Walker was fatally wounded while conducting a ground domination patrol which was engaged by insurgent fire. He was serving with Right Flank, Scots Guards, attached to Combined Force Nad-e-Ali (North).
Lance Sergeant David Walker was employed as a Section Commander within Right Flank who had been playing a vital part in Operation MOSHTARAK since 3rd February 2010.
The Company had experienced considerable success since the beginning of the operation. Lance Sergeant David Walker was responsible for commanding and leading
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a four man 'fire team' in engaging and reassuring the local population as well as defeating the insurgents. The success the Company had been experiencing was in no small part due to the extraordinary leadership and guidance of Lance Sergeant David Walker.
Lance Sergeant David "Davey" Walker was born in Glasgow on the 9th August 1973. He passed out of the Guards Depot in Pirbright in 1993. He immediately joined the 1st Battalion Scots Guards and served in Dungannon in 1994, Belfast in 1996 and on Operation TELIC 5 in Iraq in 2004/2005.
Lance Sergeant David Walker was also employed as an instructor at ITC Catterick where he excelled in passing on his abundance of experience and wealth of knowledge to the
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recruits he was training.
David Walker was the absolute epitome of a first class Scots Guardsman who always led his men from the front. He will be remembered for his passion for fishing, football and for Celtic Football Club. He will be missed for his sense of fun, his unselfishness and his unshakable loyalty to his friends.
David never thought of himself first' he was a loving son and brother to all his fellow Scots Guardsmen. He was and always will be forever a Scots Guardsman. The thoughts of every one of his colleagues are with his family and, in particular, his wife Teresa and their family.
David Walker was a man with a great deal of promise. He was fit, strong, smart, enthusiastic and professional
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in his approach. Indeed, he was everything a professional soldier should aspire to be. Right Flank are enormously privileged to have known Lance Sergeant David Walker. He was a great comrade, a brilliant soldier with a very bright future and a great friend to so many.
Lance Sergeant Walker's tragic loss has been felt very deeply by those in the Scots Guards who he leaves behind – particularly his platoon and those whom he had served with in the Left Flank. He has left a huge hole in the company that will be hard to fill.
David Walker's family paid the following tribute:
"We are devastated by the loss of David, who was a terrific husband and father. We are proud of the fact that David was
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prepared to do his duty helping the people of Afghanistan ; he will be sadly missed by his wife Teresa and by all family and friends."
"We are proud of the fact that David was prepared to do his duty helping the people of Afghanistan ; he will be sadly missed by his wife Teresa and by all family and friends."
This online memorial has been created in honour of David, his life and the ultimate sacrifice that he made. May he rest in peace.
Remembrance Messages
On 17th Mar 2012
chrissi tomlin
wrote:
a brave hero.
Remembrance Messages
On 8th Nov 2010
stuart thorpe
wrote:
R.I.P mucker miss ya loads xx
Remembrance Messages
On 9th Mar 2010
Don Nicolson
wrote:
One of my best friends, we joined up together went thought Pirbright and Catterick together, got drunk together, looked out for each other but didnt see each other as often as we should have. Davey, I love you, I'm going to miss you and never will i forget you. A true gent and a character to boot, RIP mucker, i truly am a better person for knowing you.
Remembrance Messages
On 27th Feb 2010
Emma McCrudden
wrote:
We are all so proud of Davey he will be sadly missed but never forgotten we are proud to have had him as our daughters godfather He is a hero and we will always remember his humour R.I.P. . . Emma Kaz and Elise.. x x x
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On 27th Feb 2010
Gail Bham
wrote:
A true Hero R.I.P.
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David Walker

This is a tribute dedicated to David "Davey" Walker. Lance Sergeant David Walker, of 1st Battalion Scots Guards was killed in Afghanistan on the 18th February 2010.
Lance Sergeant David Walker was fatally wounded while conducting a ground domination patrol which was engaged by insurgent fire. He was serving with Right Flank, Scots Guards, attached to Combined Force Nad-e-Ali (North).
Lance Sergeant David Walker was employed as a Section Commander within Right Flank who had been playing a vital part in Operation MOSHTARAK since 3rd February 2010.
The Company had experienced considerable success since the beginning of the operation. Lance Sergeant David Walker was responsible for commanding and leading...

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