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.
Pas de Calais,
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.