Born: 8th October 1889, Stanaway Green, Essex.

Died: 23rd April 1917; age 27; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich. Occupation: A Cattle Dealer.

Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 201498

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.

Formerly 4439, Suffolk Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:IMG_6758

Bay 4,

Arras Memorial,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Albert & Alice Tillet, of 43, London Road, Ipswich.




1891   London Road, Stanway, Essex.


Walter was a year old and living with his parents, brother, paternal grandmother & cousin.

Albert Tillett, 25, a Cattle Dealer – employer, born Stoke Holy Cross, Norfolk.

Alice Maria Tillett (nee Barnes), 23, born Norwich, Norfolk.

Albert William Tillett, 2, born Colchester, Essex.

Elizabeth Tillett, 55, living on owns means, born Shottisham, Norfolk.

Maud Ellen Barnes, 14, born Lowestoft, Suffolk.


1901   7, Cemmercial Road, St. Peter’s, Ipswich.


Walter was 11 years old and living with his parents, siblings & cousin.

Albert, 35, a Cattle Dealer – own account.

Alice, 33.

Albert, 12.

Elsie Maud Tillett, 7, born Stanway, Essex.

Arthur Richard Tillett, 5, born Colchester.

Maud, 24, a Barman.


1911   97, London Road, Ipswich.


Walter was 21 years old, a Cattle Dealer. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Albert, 45, a Cattle Dealer – employer.

Alice, 43.

Elsie, 17, a Millinery Showroom Assistant.

Arthur, 15.


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