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North Wheatley
Walter was born in North Wheatley in 1896 and was the son of Joseph , a wood foreman on an estate and Lucy Ann Carter. Joseph and Lucy had a large family of 11 children , however sadly two died in infancy. Their children were;- George William, Frank, Frederick, Mary Ellen, Walter, Thomas, Doris, Beatrice and Annie. The family are living in the village of North Wheatley in the 1901 and the 1911 census.
21 Mar 1918
572667 - CWGC Website
2nd Bn The Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment)
Walter enlisted in Retford and at first served with service number 52881 in the 3rd battalion, Lincolnshire regiment. he later transferred to the 2nd battalion The Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire regiment) He was killed in action on 21st March 1918 and is buried in Savy British Cemetery grave reference 1.G.22
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