Walker, Walton

Walker, Walton (Harris)

(1889–1950) soldier; born in Belton, Texas. A combat veteran of both World War I and World War II, he commanded United Nations ground forces in Korea in 1950. He directed the defensive battle of the Pusan Perimeter, then led the counteroffensive that drove North Korean forces northward to the Manchurian border. He was killed when his jeep collided with a truck near Seoul on December 23, 1950.
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The state of emergency was declared in areas such as Baldwins, Crawford, Chattooga, Douglas, Elbert Floyd, Oglethorpe, Paulding, Pickens, Pike, Polk, Putnam, Rabun, Richmond, Rockdale, Spalding, Stephens, Talbot, Taliaferro, Taylor, Towns, Troup, Union, Upson, Walker, Walton, Warren, Washington, White, Whitfield and Wilkes Fayette, Floyd, Forsyth, Franklin, Fulton, Gilmer, Glascock, Gordon, Greene and Gwinnett.
WAKEFIELD TRINITY WILDCATS: (From) Jones-Bishop, Johnstone, Tupou, Miller, Finn, Moore, England, Lyne, Arona, Ashurst, Arundel, Molloy, Sio, Jowitt, Anderson, Annakin, Walker, Walton, Fifita.
MATCH FACTS HARTLEPOOL UNITED: Flinders; Richards, Collins, Burgess, Holden; Walker, Walton, Monkhouse, Williams; Harewood (Barmby 72), James (Franks 87).
POOLS: Flinders, Austin (Sweeney 78), Collins, Burgess, Holden, Walker, Walton, Monkhouse (Harewood 81), Williams, Barmby (Compton 81), James.
WAKEFIELD (from): Anderson, Arona, Arundel, Ashurst, England, Finn, Hall, Howarth, Johnstone, Jones-Bishop, Lyne, Miller, Molloy, Scruton, Simon, Sio, Tupou, Walker, Walton.
HARTLEPOOL UNITED: Flinders; Austin (Sweeney 78), S Collins, Burgess, Holden; Monkhouse (Harewood 81), Walker, Walton, Williams; Barmby (Compton 81), James.
The only game in the First Division saw Liver Academy win 7-0 at Liobians with goals from Essen (2), Hartley, Walker, Walton, Tetley and McDonald.
MATCH FACTS HARTLEPOOL: Flinders, Duckworth, Baldwin, Burgess, Austin, Walker, Walton (James 87), Dolan, Compton (Rodney 75), Poole (Monkhouse 61), Howard.