Born: 1888, Ipswich.

Died: 9th June 1915; age 27; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 27th April 1915 – France.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 16742

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


Perth Cemetery (China Wall),




Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Elsie May Graham, of 6, Whitton Terrace, Norwich Road, Ipswich.




1891   Britannia Road, Ipswich.


Walter was 2 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

James Graham, 52, an Army Pensioner, born Dumbarton, Dumbartonshire, Scotland.

Caroline Rebecca Graham (nee D’Souza), 40, born Belary, India.

Edith Graham, 12, born Kingston on Thames, Surrey.

Frances Graham, 10, born Kingston on Thames – died 1892, Ipswich.

Heneritta Graham, 7, born Kingston on Thames – died 1891, Ipswich.

William James Graham, 1, born Ipswich.


1901   The Street, Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk.


Walter was 12 years old, and living with his parents & siblings.

James, 64, an Army Pensioner – Army Scriture Reader.

Caroline, 50.

Florence Graham, 8, born Ipswich.

Frederick Graham, 6, born Ipswich.


1911   2, Whitton Terrace, Norwich Road, Ipswich.


Walter was 22 years old, a Cowman on Farm. He was married and Head of the Household.

Elsie, 19.

Phyllis 1.

Leslie, 4 months.


Walter’s mother, Caroline Rebecca Graham, died 1911, Ipswich.


In 1909, Ipswich, Walter married, Elsie May Miller, born 1892, Ipswich. They had 4 children:

Phyllis Irene Graham, born 1909, Ipswich.

Leslie E. Graham, born 1911, Ipswich.

Doris K. Graham, born 1912, Ipswich.

Gwendoline M. Graham, born 1914, Ipswich.


Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment


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