EAST HADDON HISTORY SOCIETY Northamptonshire, England



Walter was born in 1882, in East Haddon. By the 1911 census he was boarding in Watford at the house of Henry Woodstock, and working as a railway porter (his father Harry was a platelayer, living in Holdenby Road, East Haddon).  

He joined the Royal Sussex Regiment, and by the time of his death at the age of 35 on 4th November 1918 (just 7 days before the end of the war) had reached the rank of sergeant.

He was awarded the Military Medal. He is buried in Villers-Pol Communal Cemetery extension in France.

Rank:              Sergeant

Service No:    G/20295

Decorations:  Military Medal