WALTER OLIVER NEWMAN

 

Photographs courtesy of Sue.

 

Born: 1894, Leiston, Suffolk.

Died: 16th July 1916; age 22; Died of Wounds.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 20003

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

I.C.9.

La Neuville British Cemetery,

Corbie,

Somme,

France.

 

Brother to FRANK GRAYSTONE NEWMAN.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   124, Fore Street, Ipswich.

 

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

Calbe Joshua Newman, 39, a Steam Engine Maker – Fitter, born Ipswich.

Rosa Newman (nee Steward), 34, born Belstead, Suffolk.

Frank Graystone Newman, 13, born Ipswich.

Lille Mary Winifred Newman, 12, born Belstead.

Lottie Maud Esther Newman, 10, born Ipswich.

Rosa May Newman, 8, born Wickham Market, Suffolk.

John Newman, 5, born Ipswich.

Kathleen Agnes D. Newman, 3, born Ipswich.

Robert James Newman, 1, born Ipswich.

 

1911   3, Hawes Street, Ipswich.

 

Walter was 17 years old, a Milk Retailer. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Caleb, 49, an Engineer’s Workshop Inspector – Air Compresses Engine Works.

Rosa, 44.

Lillie, 22, a Parlour Maid.

John, 15, Telegraph Messenger – Civil Service.

Robert, 11.

Harry Alfred Newman, 9, born Ipswich.

Arthur William Newman, 8, born Ipswich.

Stanley Edward Newman, 6, born Ipswich.

Florence Ruth Newman, 5, born Ipswich.

Wilfred Bert Newman, 2, born Ipswich.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Caleb J. Newman – father.

 

Walter is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Peter’s Church, Ipswich.

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