Frederick Thomas Walker was born in Wolverhampton in 1893, the son of Frederick and Annie M. Walker. In 1901, the family appear at 56 Granville Street, together with Frederick’s brothers George and Sidney and sister Elsie. He was taught at All Saints’ School.
He enlisted in the 2nd Battalion of the South Staffordshire Regiment (number 9186) and became a Lance-Corporal. He died from wounds received in action on 3 October 1914, at the age of 20. He appears in the Midland Counties Express on 25 November 1916. He is commemorated at the Soupir Churchyard in France.