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Sir Herbert Ashcombe Walker (1868-1949), Railway Manager.
1868 Born in Paddington.
1912 General Manager of London and South Western Railway
1923 After Forbes retired in June, Tempest continued as joint general manager until the end of the year when he also retired.
1924 Walker became sole General Manager of Southern Railway
1937 Retired from the Southern Railway
WWII Chairman of the Railway Executive Committee
His deputy for almost 25 years was Gilbert Szlumper
1949 Obituary