A Grove of trees in the Scottish Highlands
The Walker Family Grove
In memory of the Walkers who have gone before us
1818 to 2014

A grove of trees in the Scottish Highlands

Corporal Alexander Walker, Number 1123, 74th Regiment (Highlanders), born 1818, was killed in action June 1851 on the Amatola Heights, Cape Province, South Africa.

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May these trees be living memorials for these children of Scotland, of Alba.

Donated by Andrew MacAoidh Jergens

14th October 2014

The Corporal's son, Alexander Walker, was born 1839 at Cill Chuimein, Boleskine Parish, died 1903 in South Africa. Alexander's 6th son, Ivan Lawrence Walker, was born 1883, became Secretary for Labour in the Jan Smuts South African government, died 1961. His 7th son, Sidney Arthur Walker, was born 1886, served with KOSB in WWI, died 1962. Sidney's daughter, Edna May Walker, was born 1909, died 1993. Another daughter, Jessie Walker, was born 1911, died 2007. Sidney's son, Leonard Sidney Walker, was born 1914, died 2013 in his 100th year. Edna's elder son, Leonard Charles Richardson, was born 1930, died 2014. Jessie's elder son, George Clarence Widding, was born 1932, died 2003. Leonard Sidney's only son, David Cecil Walker, was born 1948, died 2014.

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The trees in this grove will be carefully planted in protected sites in the Scottish Highlands where they will create homes for wildlife and forests for the future.

Scots pine against a summer blue sky.
Twinflowers in bloom on pine woodland floor.
A Scotch argus butterfly on common ragwort.
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