On This Day – September 27, 1941
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Alfred Bye, 24, soldier, was to-day found guilty of murdering Thomas Edward Walker, a soldier, in the Treasury
Gardens, on September 27, and sentenced to death.
Bye. in his defence said that he had hit Walker in self-defence, and Walker had been fatally stabbed when he rolled on a 9 inch sheath knife.
There were 16 stab wounds in Walker’s body.