Walter Williams

Walter Williams (1889 – 1915) lived at 111 Bergholt Road with his parents George and Roseann when he was at North School.

By 1911 Walter had joined the 1st Essex Regiment and was based in India. In August 1914 the regiment were based in Mauritius, returning back to the UK in December 1914. Lance Corporal Walter arrived with the regiment at Gallipoli on 25th April 1915. He was killed on 2nd June 1915.


Sources
1894 – 1903 Admission Register
1911 census
UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919
UK, Army Registers of Soldiers’ Effects, 1901-1929
British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
CWGC