Born: 1894, Ipswich.

Died: 24th October 1916; age 22; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th October 1915 – Balkans.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 43646

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Formerly 2138, Suffolk Yeomanry.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:

Plot 1, Row J, Grave 1.

Bertrancourt Military Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Walter & Jane Louisa Powling, of 31, Hatfield Road, Ipswich.




1901   Mesandra, Hatfield Road, Ipswich.


Walter was 6 years old and living with his parents, sister, maternal aunt & cousin.

Walter Powling, 34, a Builder – employer, born Ipswich.

Jane Louisa Powling (nee Battell), 31, born Ipswich.

Walter Powling, 6, born Ipswich.

Edith Powling, 4, born Ipswich.

Marjorie Violet Powling, 6 months, born Ipswich.

Louisa Selina Glanfield (nee Battell), 27, born Ipswich.

Dorothy Louisa Glanfield, 5 months, born Ipswich.


1911   31, Hatfield Road, Ipswich.


Walter was 16 years old, a Builder’s Son. He was living with his parents & sisters.

Walter, 44, a Builder – employer.

Jane, 41.

Marjorie, 10.

Gladys Kathleen Powling, 2, born Ipswich.


Walter attended Nacton Road Council School, Ipswich.

Nacton Road School

Nacton Road School roll of  honour


Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment battalion movements

Suffolk regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

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