WALTER CHARLES FITCH

 

 

Born: 1893, Stoke, Ipswich.

Died: 17th May 1915; Died of Wounds.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 1436

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

III.E.2.

Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard,

Laventie,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr. J. Fitch, of 165, Wherstead Road, Ipswich.

 

Brother to GEORGE HENRY FITCH.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   17, Station Street, Ipswich.

 

Walter was 8 years old and living with his parents, siblings & cousin.

James Fitch, 48, a Skilful Labourer – Iron Foundry, born Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Frances Fitch (nee Mitchell), 53, born Pimlico, Middlesex.

Francis Edwin Fitch, 19, a Cigar Maker, born Ipswich.

Elizabeth Mary Fitch, 17, a Railway Pipeline Cleaner, born Ipswich.

George Henry Fitch, 11, born Ipswich.

Ethel May Fitch, 8, born Ipswich.

 

1911   165, Wherstead Road, Ipswich.

 

Walter was 18 years, a Butcher. He was living with his parents, siblings & cousin – who was now adopted by Walter’s parents.

James, 57, an Iron Borer – Engineer Foundry.

Frances, 63.

William, 27, a Platelayer.

George, 21, a Butcher.

Ethel, 18, Help at Home.

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