Born: 1893; Ipswich.

Died: 21st January 1918; age 24. Served 1 year & 41 days.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich; Date: 1st September 1914; Age 20 years & 10 months; Occupation: Labourer; Religion: CofE. Next of Kin: James Mallett, 14, Tomline Road, Ipswich. Height; 5ft 5 1/2 ins, dark complexion, brown eyes & dark hair, 2 scars left forearm.

Discharged – 11th October 1915.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 20132

Regiment: Wiltshire Regiment, ‘C’ Coy, 3rd Coy.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,





Relatives Notified & Address: Son of James & Mary Mallett, of 14, Tomline Road, Ipswich.




1901   14, Tomline Road, Ipswich.


Walter was 7 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

James Mallett, 41, a Maltster, born Falkenham, Suffolk.

Mary Jane Mallett (nee Rainbird), 43, born Great Holland, Essex.

Robert Charles Mallett, 14, a Joiner’s Apprentice, born Ipswich.

William James Mallett, 12, born Ipswich.

Stanley Arthur Mallett, 10, born Ipswich.

Frederick George Mallett, 5, born Ipswich.


1911   14, Tomline Road, Ipswich.


Walter was 17 years old, a Labourer – Brewing. He was living with his parents & brothers.

James, 51, a Maltster Labourer.

Mary, 53.

Stanley, 20, a Labourer – Gardening.

Frederick, 15, a Labourer – Brewing.


Walter attended Nacton Road Council School, Ipswich. (roll of honour)

Nacton Road School


Wiltshire Regiment, ‘C’ Coy, 3rd Coy

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