WALTER CHARLES WEBB*

Photograph courtesy of John Webb

 

Born: 1886, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Died: 25th April 1917; age 31; KiA – Salonika.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 20677

Regiment: King’s Shropshire Light Regiment, 8th Battalion.

Formerly 31413, Suffolk Regiment.

 

Medals Warded: Victory, British War.

 

Grave Reference:

E. 993.

Karasouli Military Cemetery,

Greece.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Charles Webb, of 21, Ipswich Street, Bury St. Edmunds; husband of Gerty Webb, of 96, Cemetery Road, Ipswich.                                              

 

CENSUS

 

1891   92, Northgate Road, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

 

Walter was 5 years old and living with his parents.

Charles William Webb, 25, a Machine Maker, born Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Caroline Webb (nee Powell), 28, born Bury St. Edmunds.

 

1901   21, Ipswich Road, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

 

Walter was 15 years old and living with his parents.

Charles, 37, a Carpenter – Agricultural Machinist.

Caroline, 38.

 

1911   44, Norfolk Road, Ipswich.

 

Walter was 25 years old, a Window Dresser. He was married & Head of the Household.

Gertrude, 22.

Ivan, 18 months.

 

In 1909, Ipswich, Walter married Gertrude Gudgin, born 1889, Bedford, Bedfordshire. They had 3 children:

Ivan Charles Webb, born 1909, Ipswich.

Winifred O. Webb, born 1912, Ipswich.

Brenda M. Webb, born 1915, Ipswich.

 King’s Shropshire Light Regiment, 8th Battalion

 

King’s Shropshire Light Regiment, 8th Battalion

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