Not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park, Ipswich.


Born: 1882, St. Clement’s , Ipswich.

Died: 30th April 1916; age: 34; Died of Haemorrhage.

Enlistment Location: Norwich Park.

Date of Entry Therein: 27th August 1914.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 5981.

Regiment: Norfolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.


Grave Reference:

VIII. A. 1.

Habarcq Communal Cemetery Extension,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Harcourt, of 51, Adelaide Street, Dereham Road, Norwich; husband of Ellen S. Jacobs (formerly Harcourt), of 22, Coach and Horses Street, Norwich.




1891   75, Suffolk Street, Heigham, Norfolk.


Walter was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Walter Harcourt, 32, a Bricklayer’s Labourer, born Norwich.

Louisa Atkinson Mazzotti), 32, born St. Benedicts Road, Heigham.

Arthur Samuel Harcourt, 12, born Ipswich.

Savina Harcourt, 6, born Ipswich.

Annie Elizabeth Harcourt, 5, born Ipswich.

Ernest George Harcourt, 4, born Ipswich.

Louisa Maria Harcourt, 18 months, born Norwich.


1901   19, Salford Street, Norwich, Norfolk.


Walter was 19 years old, a Boot Finisher. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Walter, 43, a Bricklayer.

Louisa, 43.

Savina, 17, a Card Box Maker.

Annie, 16, a Card Box maker.

Ernest, 14, a News Boy.

Louisa, 10.

Elizabeth Harcourt, 9, born Norwich.

Violet Harcourt, 8, born Norwich.

Lily Ellen Harcourt, 4, born Norwich.

Ellen Maria Harcourt, 3, born Norwich.


1911   98, Essex Street, Norwich, Norfolk.


Walter was 28 years old, a General Labourer – Great Eastern Railway. He was married and Head of the Household.

Ellen, 20, a Machinist – Boot Trade.


In 1920, Norwich, Norfolk, Walter married Ellen Sophia Cullington, born August 1890, Norwich, Norfolk.


On the 26th February 1919, Mrs. W. Harcourt applied for her late husband’s medals.


Soldiers’ Effects to Ellen S. Jacobs – widow.

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