For the fisher and songwriter with the same name, see Mark Walker (songwriter). For the Canadian Ethicist, see Mark Alan Walker
General Sir Mark Walker VC KCB (24 November 1827 -18 July 1902) was born in Gore Port, Finea, County Westmeath in Ireland. He was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
During the Crimean War, Walker was a 26 year old lieutenant in the 30th Regiment of Foot (later the East Lancashire Regiment) British Army when the deed for which he was awarded the VC was performed.