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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POOLS: Flinders, Austin (Sweeney 78), Collins, Burgess, Holden, Walker, Walton, Monkhouse (Harewood 81), Williams, Barmby (Compton 81), James.
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We pat Sam on the back for the way he has approached everything in recent months, but we would be very naive if we hadn't started to look what is out there and who is available on loan.'' HARTLEPOOL UNITED: Flinders; Austin (Sweeney 78), S Collins, Burgess, Holden; Monkhouse (Harewood 81), Walker, Walton, Williams; Barmby (Compton 81), James.
HARTLEPOOL UNITED: Flinders; Richards, Baldwin, Burgess, Austin; Walker, Walton; Franks (Compton 68), Poole (Rodney 61), Monkhouse; 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.
"In the first half in particular I didn't think there was enough gambling, and that's why we had four centre-forwards on the pitch at the end.'' MATCH FACTS HARTLEPOOL: Flinders, Duckworth, Baldwin, Burgess, Austin, Walker, Walton (James 87), Dolan, Compton (Rodney 75), Poole (Monkhouse 61), Howard.