Stand down Reiver Tommy

Former team member Tommy Walker has died at the age of 94

We’ve learned that a former member of BSARU, Tommy Walker of Kelso died recently at the age of 94. 

Tommy’s son, Graeme told us that his dad, “was a team member in the late 1960’s and early-1970’s with Howard Woodward, Bill Mitchell, Dave Dempster, Ernie Blood, Jock McCraw, the Gibson Brothers,” to name a few.

“Although having left the UK in the mid-70’s, Tommy returned recently and would specifically visit the Border Hotel on his birthday to re-live his memories of  team meets and post-‘shout’ beers when the landlord was Gordon Townsend.”

Our condolences to the Walker family.

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