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Donald Walker

Cricketer + Batter + Military Person
Male
Born Aug 15, 1912
Hometown London
Died Jun 18, 1941
Death Place Best, Netherlands

Donald Frederick Walker was an English cricketer who played for Hampshire between 1937-1939. A left-handed batsman and occasional wicketkeeper Walker played 73 first class games for Hampshire. In 1937 during a County Championship match played against Sussex, at the United Services Recreation Ground Walker and Gerry Hill put on 235 for the 5th wicket, which remains to this day a Hampshire record.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1912 Birth Born in 1912.

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1937 25 Years Old In 1937 during a County Championship match played against Sussex, at the United Services Recreation Ground Walker and Gerry Hill put on 235 for the 5th wicket, which remains to this day a Hampshire record. … Read More
1939 27 Years Old His best season came in 1939, in what was to be his last season. … Read More
1941 29 Years Old 1 More Event
With the onset of the Second World War Walker joined the Royal Air Force. While on a bombing raid on 18 June 1941 Walker was shot down and killed 2 km north of Best in the Netherlands.
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