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About John Drummond Walker
John Drummond Walker (January 4, 1891 – July 22, 1952) was a British rower who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.
Walker was born in Oxford, the son of Rev. Edward Newburn Walker, senior tutor of Queens College, Oxford and his wife Gertrude May Hamilton. He was educated at New College, Oxford.
Walker was the coxswain of the New College eight which won the silver medal for Great Britain rowing at the 1912 Summer Olympics.
In 1918 Walker was in the Naval Sea Transport Branch, Ministry of Shipping when he was awarded the MBE