Born: 30th July 1918, Ipswich.

Died: 26th December 1945; age 27; at the Borough General Hospital, Ipswich.

Residence: 12, Kingston Road, Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 5830073.

Regiment: The Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment).


Grave Reference:


Ipswich New Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of George Herbert & Lucy Alice Jay, of 12, Kingston Road, Ipswich; husband of Beryl Mary Jay, of Ipswich.


Father: George Herbert Jay, born February 1890, Whitton, Suffolk. An Engineer’s Store Attendant.

Mother: Lucy Alice Jay (nee Finbow), born April 1887, Cotton, Suffolk.


In 1945, North Cotswold, Gloucestershire, Walter married Beryl Mary Franklin, born October 1920, Worcester, Worcestershire.

They had 1 daughter:

Hilary Jay, born 1946, North Cotswold, Gloucestershire.


General Nursing Council for England & Wales.

Beryl, of 12, Kingston Road, Ipswich, was registered 24th November 1944, at London – qualification taken Evesham Hospital, affiliated to General Eye Hospital, Cheltenham – 1940 – 1944 by examination.


Probate to Beryl Mary Jay – widow.

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