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Friday, 16 May 2014

Walker, Samuel

Samuel Walker

was probably born around 1917 / 1920.  He was known as 'Sammy'.
 
Sammy was educated at Inst (RBAI) and received international honours in rugby.
 
Following his education Walker joined the Ulster Bank.
 
Sammy was also a member of the Buccaneers Rugby Football Club that was later to be disbanded due to WWII.
 
A BBC History website mentions Sammy Walker in an article recalling the WWII service of a friend, Nolan Johnston. 
 
'The Ulster Bank Story' by Lyn Gallagher features a Sammy Walker on pages 257 and 258 in an article on 'Ulster Bank at Leisure'.   Walker took part in a comedy routine with his colleague Ken Hobson.  Walker is also recorded as being at the height of his rugby international career.
 

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