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The Gisborne Photo News





An army officer who is well known on the Coast has been posted to serve in Bosnia. Warrant Officer Doug Walker was one of the advanced party that set up the N Z Army Head Quarters at Split on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. The troops stationed in Bosnia will be under his command for the next 6 months. Doug was the officer in command of the army troops present at the recent Ngarimu V C ceremony held in Ruatoria. Educated at Whakaangianga, Gisborne Intermediate & Gisborne Boy's High School, he was the youngest Sergeant Major in the N Z Army at the age of 24. Warrant Officer Doug Walker is the grandson of Lena and the late George Walker.