|Unit||8th Australian Infantry Battalion|
|Conflict/Operation||First World War, 1914-1918|
|Conflict Eligibility Date||First World War, 1914-1921|
|Date of Death||27 July 1916 , aged 23|
|Place of Death||France|
|Cause of Fate||To Be Determined|
|Place of Association||Dandenong, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
|Cemetery or Memorial Details||Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France|
|Source||AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army|
Roll of Honour Sergeant John Preston Walker
Roll of Honour circular
For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.
Roll of Honour name projection
Sergeant John Preston Walker's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:
- Mon 26 June, 2017 4:31 am
- Tue 8 August, 2017 4:07 am
- Tue 26 September, 2017 4:25 am
- Fri 24 November, 2017 11:52 pm
- Mon 29 January, 2018 9:57 pm
These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.
Location on the Roll of Honour
Sergeant John Preston Walker name is located at 54 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).