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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Vermelles British Cemetery, pas de Calais. 
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Dunkirk Nottingham
In 1911 he was lodging at 18 Pump Street Nottingham. He was the husband of Harriet (née Swinscoe) Walters and the father of Charles Henry and Charlotte Swinscoe.
In 1911 he was a miner (loader).
28 Aug 1916
252707 - CWGC Website
3635
Dunkirk Nottingham
1st Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
His ASR survives but most of it is illegible. He enlisted 18/4/1913 weighing 106 lbs and standing 5'4" tall and was placed into 3rd (Special Reserve) Bn Sherwood Foresters. He was posted to the BEF on the outbreak of hostilities arriving in theatre (France) 28/11/1914. He received a gunshot wound to the face 29/5/1916 returning to duty over a year later 18/6/1916.
Personal effects returned to his family were: disc, letter, photos, postcards, pocket book and cigarette case. 9/3/1917 Harriet Walters was awarded a weekily pension of 18/6d for herself and two children. Vermelles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France 5.B.2 David Nunn
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Vermelles British Cemetery, pas de Calais. 
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    William Walters - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Vermelles British Cemetery, pas de Calais. Courtesy of Murray Biddle