Walton, W.K.

Personal details
Image of the Durham Light Infantry cap badge
Name on Memorial: 
William Knott Walton
William Knott
Date of Birth: 
Thursday, January 1, 1818
Date of Death: 
Tuesday, July 31, 1917
Age at Death: 
Addresses before and during the war

Place of birth: Langley Moor, County Durham

Place of residence: School House, Langley Moor, County Durham

Place of education: St Chad's Hostel, Hooton Pagnell

Place of education: St Chad's Hall, Durham

Place of Burial or Battle Site Memorial

Menin Gate, Ypres

Other Memorials: 

In Durham he is remembered on the University’s Roll of Service and on a memorial reredos in the chapel of St Chad’s College.

He is named on a plaque at the Royal British Legion Club in Meadowfield, and on the chancel screen at St John’s Church there next to his childhood home.

In Darlington his name is recorded on a memorial screen that was first displayed in St Hilda’s Church, and which was subsequently moved to the town’s museum, and presently is located in Darlington Library.