Image courtesy of Rosemary.


Born: 29th April 1889, 7, Stevenson Road, Ipswich.

Died: 23rd August 1917; age 28; KiA.

Residence: The Beeches, Hadleigh Road, Ipswich.

Rank; Lieutenant; Service Number: 54767

Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery, 276th Siege Battery.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:

III. D. 18.

The Huts Cemetery,


West Vlaanderen,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Henry John & Mary Susan Wright, of Ashmoor, Highfield Road, Felixstowe.




1891   7, Stevenson Road, Ipswich.


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

Henry John Wright, 41, an Architect & Surveyor – own account, born Aldeburgh, Suffolk.

Mary Susan Wright (nee Burch), 30, born Campsea Ash, Suffolk.

Freda Gertrude Wright, 9 months, born Ipswich.


1901   The Beeches, Sproughton, Suffolk.


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

Henry, 51, an Architect & Surveyor – own account.

Mary, 40.

Miriam Elsie Wright, 8, born Sproughton.

Gwyneth Muriel Wright, 6, born Sproughton.

1 general domestic servant.


1911   The Beeches, Hadleigh Road, Sproughton.


Walter was 21, an Architect’s Assistant. He was living with his parents & sisters.

Henry, 61, an Architect & Surveyor – Samford Rural District Council.

Mary, 49.

Freda, 20.

Gwyneth, 16.

1 visitor

1 general domestic servant.


Walter attended Ipswich School.

 Image from 1917 Chronicle newspaper.

Walter is also remembered on the Ipswich School Chapel war memorial and on the war memorial at All Saint’s Church, Sproughton.



Royal Garrison Artillery, 276th Siege Battery

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