war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes


Short Service

Attestation of
G/9460 Walter Edward James Corps. Middlesex Regiment.
Edward James Walter.
161, Heathfield Avenue, Dover.
Age 35 years 9 months.
Occupation Miner.
Enlisted 21st March 1915, Dover.
Next of Kin Emily Eliza Walter, 161 Heathfield Avenue, Dover, wife.
Particulars of Marriage.
Emily Eliza Bowman spinster Charlton-in-Dover 26th March 1899 161, Heathfield Avenue, Dover.
Particulars of Children.
George Alexander 11 August 1899, Dover
Fred Ernest (?) Walter 1st July 1901, Dover
William Henry, 1st May 1902, Dover.
Jessie Emma Margaret 27 January 1906, Dover.
Emily 12 July 1907, Dover.
Daisy Annie 12 December 1908, Dover.
Helen 10 July 1911, Dover.
Joined at Mill Hill, 25-3-15.
Midd. Depot - Attested Pte. 21-3-15.
Posted - 26-3-15.
Posted 17-8-15.
Home 21-3-15 to 6-8-15.
B.E.F. France 17-8-15 to 25-1-1916.
Killed in action place not staked, 25-1-1916.
Mrs E. E. Walter.
Shamrock House, Woodnestown, Sandwich.
I hereby acknowledge the receipt of the British War and Victory medal, granted in respect of the service of Pte. E. J. Walter.
Signature, (it looks like G. A. Walter )


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