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Walter was born at Carrington in 1890, the son of Frederick and Mary Elizabeth Hyman (nee Edlin) of Basford. In the 1911 census he is with his family at 46 Albert Ave, Bobbersmill he is shown as being 21 years of age and single and a dyer/labourer at a local bleach works, he has 3 siblings He was married to Grace Annie Vincent in 1914 who is shown as living at Ranby, near Retford.
24 May 1918
732603 - CWGC Website
1/5th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
He enlisted into the Sherwood Foresters and served with the 1/5th Territorial Battalion which went to France in February 1915. On the 23rd and 24th May, some shelling was diverted to the Essars Sector and the artillery were very active on both sides. It was during the exchange of artillery fire that Walter who was then aged 28 years, was killed.
His name is commemorated on the Loos memorial, France
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