WALKER, Roy Douglas
- Born: 12 Dec 1913, Jamestown Dist Clare
- Marriage: GRIBBLE, Nancy Eileen in Jamestown SA
- Died: 13 Aug 1958, Whyalla South Australia at age 44
- Buried: 14 Aug 1958, Whyalla South Australia
South Australian Births - Index of Registrations 1907-1928
"WALKER Roy Douglas M 13 Dec 1913 Jamestown par Clarence Wellesley and Florence Isabel EDDY b927 p491".
Extracts from the Burra Record relating to the Walker Family - compiled by Eric Fuss
"12 Jan. 1937, page 2
Burra High School. Leaving Exam Results of note:
Kath. McConnon & Roy Walker completed certificates by gaining one final subject each."
26 Jan. 1937, page 2
Burra High School, Intermediate Examination Results. 11 certificates were obtained.
W. Murison, 7 subjects (1 credit)Melva Woollacott, 6 subjects
Robert Walker, 7 subjects (English Q)Ruth Sara, 5 subjects
Joe Klaebe, 6 subjects (2 credits)Milton Rice, 5 subjects
Jack Hooper, 6 subjects (1 credit)Roy Walker completed a certificate
Robert Schuyler, 6 subjects (English Q)Norman Allen completed a certificate
Ron Carpenter, 6 subjects
3 Jan. 1939, pages 1 & 4
Burra High School. The Annual Concert & Prize Distribution.
The event was severely curtailed by the epidemic of gastric influenza which afflicted both staff and students. Nevertheless on 20 December a varied and enjoyable program was presented and the main item cut was the Chinese play, whose main cast members were afflicted.
Due to last year's infantile paralysis [polio] epidemic certificates etc. had not been handed out and this was now done by the Mayor. Leaving Certificates gained in 1936 were given to:
Frank PearceNancy Pearce
Intermediate Certificates gained in 1936 were given to
Milton RiceJack HooperRobert Schuyler
Joe KlaebeRoy Walker (completed)Bill Murison
Melva WoollacottRon CarpenterRuth Sara
Records held at the National Archive
Title: WALKER ROY DOUGLAS
Service Number - SX18564
Date of birth - 12 Dec 1913
Place of birth - JAMESTOWN SA
Place of enlistment - WAYVILLE SA
Next of Kin - WALKER NANCY
Series number: B883
Control symbol: SX18564
Contents date range: 1939 - 1948
Access status: Not yet examined
Roy married Nancy Eileen GRIBBLE, daughter of Wesley Wycliffe GRIBBLE and Rebecca SMITH, in Jamestown SA. (Nancy Eileen GRIBBLE was born on 30 Nov 1919 in Carrondown, Dist Hindmarsh, South Australia, died on 16 Jul 2006 in The Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, South Australia and was buried on 20 Jul 2006 in Jamestown cemetery, Jamestown, SA.)