WALTER JOSIAH CHARLES FLOWERS

Walter is remembered on the war memorial at Holy Trinity Church, Ipswich.

 

Born: 1892, Ipswich.

Died: 23rd August 1918; age 26; KiA.

Residence: Homerton, Middlesex.

Enlistment Location: Hackney.

 

Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: 43829.

Regiment: King’s Royal Rifle Corps, 13th Kensington Battalion, The County of London Regiment.

Formerly G/10943, Royal West Surrey Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

VI.F.II.

Bucquoy Road Cemetery,

Ficheux,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   2, Victor Cottages, 147, Cavendish Street, Ipswich.

 

Walter was 9 years old and living with his parents.

Josiah Flowers, 36, a Blacksmith’s Clerk, born Ipswich.

Annie Amelia Flowers (nee Hall), born Ipswich.

 

1911   113, Nevill Road, Stoke Newington, London.

 

Walter was 19 years old, an Assistant – Boot Repairer. He was a Boarder at the family home of 58 year old, George Harvey, a Carter for a Furniture Manufacturer.

 

Walter’s mother, Annie Amelia Flowers died 1910, Ipswich.

 

On the 13th November 1915, at St. John at Hackney, London, 23 year old Walter, a Soldier, married 18 year old, Edith Lilian Plant, born January 1897, Hackney. Both were of 75, Morning Lane, Hackney.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Edith L. Flowers – widow.

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