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.
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.