WALKER, Gilbert John
- Born: 10 Oct 1908, Kooringa, Dist Burra, South Australia
- Marriage: BOURNE, Glasson Maude Wallace on 26 Dec 1936 in Congregational Church Rose Park
South Australian Births - Index of Registrations 1907-1928
"WALKER Gilbert John M 10 Nov 1908 Kooringa dist Bur par Oswald Gilbert WALKER & Mary MCLAREN b812 p228".
Burra School Registry
"ADMISSION CHILD BORN PARENT/GUARDIAN
18-01-1915 WALKER Gilbert John 10-11-1908 WALTER Oswald G.(Note spelling mistake Walter instead of Walker)
OCCUPATION RESIDENCE LAST SCHOOL SEX NUMBER
Storekeeper Bridge St. Kooringa None B 1720"
3 Jan. 1923, page 4
Burra State School Break-up
A function on 21 December marked the end of the school year.
Mr Oborn commented on the negligence of parents sending children to school. Recent attendance had been 210 of an enrolment of 270.
Miss Manser and Mr Wade were leaving to Rose Park & Pt Adelaide respectively.
Mr Winnall endorsed the headmaster's remarks and presented Qualifying Certificates to:
27 Jan. 1926, page 4
Burra High School. Pass List:
Gilbert Walker2 subjects
Corris Walker1 subject
12 Jan. 1927, page 3
Gilbert Walker passed 4 subjects.
9 Mar. 1927, page 3
Gilbert Walker, son of Mr & Mrs O.G. Walker of Kooringa, was knocked unconscious when he collided with a tram while riding his bicycle in Adelaide on Monday. He was not severely hurt.
26 Dec. 1928, page 4
Burra High School held its Break-up & Entertainment on 19 December in the Institute. Dr Steele as Chairman of the High School Council presided.
We note past scholars Clifford Flower, Gilbert Walker, Patty Pledge & Lillian Piggott are doing well at University.
26 Nov. 1940, Page 2
"Mr Gilbert Walker, son of Mr & Mrs O.G. Walker, has passed the last subject of his BA. He is on the staff at Challa Gardens Public School."
Gilbert married Glasson Maude Wallace BOURNE, daughter of James Henry BOURNE and Unknown, on 26 Dec 1936 in Congregational Church Rose Park. (Glasson Maude Wallace BOURNE was born circa 1911 in Not Known.)
South Australian Marriages - Index of Registrations 1917-1937
"WALKER Gilbert John 28y S (f Oswald Gilbert WALKER) m 26 Dec 1936 Glasson Maude Wallace BOURNE 25y S (f James Henry BOURNE) at Congegational Church Rose Park dist Nor b373 p5079"