Private Walter Wilkinson

Private Walter Turnbull Wilkinson, 5th ( Territorial ) Battalion, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. He was killed in action in France on 27th March 1918 during the German Spring Offensive ( Operation Michael)  and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Arras, France. He had been born in Swinton, Berwickshire and was the son of William Wilkinson. The photographs show Allied troops preparing to resist the advancing Germans.

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