Walter is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.


Born: 1917, Ipswich.

Died: 13th July 1943; age: 25.


Rank: Driver; Service Number: 2000408.

Regiment: Royal Engineers, 233 Field Coy.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 3.

Cassino Memorial,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Walter James Harper, of 286, London Road, Ipswich & Lucy Martha Harper; husband of Margaret N. Harper, of Nelson, Lancashire.


Father: Walter James Harper, born September 1890, Ipswich. A Maintenance Carpenter.

Mother: Lucy Martha Harper (nee Clark), born Bermondsey, London – died 1939, Ipswich.


In 1941, North Radstock, Somerset, Walter married Margaret Nora Fricker, born March 1922, Clutton, Somerset, of 12, Lansdown Crescent, Clutton, Somerset.

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