Born: 1888, Ipswich.

Died: 25th October 1917; age 29; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 201016

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 11th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 40 to 41 & 162 to 162A.

Tyne Cot Memorial,






1891   45, White Elm Street, Ipswich.


Walter was 2 years old and living with his parents, brother, widowed maternal grandmother & aunt.

Arthur Glading, 25, a Stationary Engine Stoker, born Ipswich.

Ellen Eliza Glading (nee Giles), 25, born Ipswich.

Arthur William J. Glading, 4, born Ipswich.

Matilda Giles, 58, a Monthly Nurse, born Ipswich.

Alice Elizabeth Giles, 18, a Domestic Servant, born Ipswich.


1901   17, Priory Street, Ipswich.


Walter was 13 years old, an Errand Boy. He was living with his parents, siblings & grandmother.

Arthur, 35, a Stationary Engine Driver – Factory.

Ellen, 35.

Arthur, 14, an Errand Boy.

Alice Maud Glading, 10, born Ipswich.

Matilda Giles, 68, a Monthly Nurse.


1911   10, Dock Street, Ipswich.


Walter was 22 years old, a Packer – Provisions Merchant. He was married and Head of the Household.

Rose, 24.

Edna, 1.

Walter, under 7 months.

2 visitors.


In 1909, Ipswich, Walter married Rose Annie Eagle, born January 1887, Ipswich.

They had 4 children:

Edna May Glading, born September 1909, Ipswich.

Walter John Glading, born September 1910, Ipswich.

Albert Edward Glading, born May 1912, Ipswich.

Arthur George Glading, August 1916, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Rose A. Glading – widow.


Walter is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Peter’s Church, Ipswich.

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Suffolk Regiment, 11th Battalion:

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