WALTER VICTOR PAGE

 

 

Born: 1890, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Died: 19th August 1916; age 25; KiA in the field.

Residence: 2, Ashley Terrace, Winchester, Hampshire.

Enlistment Details: Location: Ipswich; Date: 8th August 1907; Age: 18 years & 3 months; Religion: Wesleyan; Occupation: Cutter. Fresh complexion, blue eyes & brown hair.

Date of Entry Therein: 22nd September 1914.

Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: 2254

Regiment: The Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

Pier & Face 16B & 16C.

Thiepval Memorial,

Somme,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr & Mrs A. Page, of 1, Lady Lane, Hyde Park Corner, Ipswich; Husband of Ellen Sarah Page, of 10, St. James Street, Winchester Hampshire.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Coachman Cottage, Russell Road, Ipswich.

 

Walter was a year old and living with his parents & siblings.

Alfred Page, 36, a Coachman – Domestic, born Harleston, Norfolk.

Emma Elizabeth Page, 34, born Ipswich.

Edith Elizabeth Page, 14, born Ipswich.

Edward Wilfred Page, 12, born Ipswich.

 

Coachman Cottage was on the grounds of Alfred’s employer, 74 year old, Alexander F. Nicholson, a Draper, Farmer & Wine & Spirit Merchant, of Russell House.

 

1901   30, High Street, Ipswich.

 

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

Alfred, 46, a Cab Propietor – own account.

Emma, 43.

Edward, 22, a Shop Assistant – Wine & Spirit Stores.

Alfred Elliott Page, 9, born Ipswich.

Lilian Elsie Page, 7, born Ipswich.

1 domestic servant.

 

On Christmas Day, 1913, at Wesley Chapel, Winchester, Hampshire, Walter married, Ellen Sarah Macklin, born 1894, Hampshire. They had 1 daughter:

Vera Edith Nellie Page, born July 1914, Winchester, Hampshire.

 

On the 13th June 1919, Mrs Stanley (formerly Page) received the 14th Star in respect of her late husband.

 

On the 10th June 1921, Mrs Stanley receives Walter’s Victory medal.

 

The Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion

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