Born: 20th October 1894, Camberwell, Surrey.

Baptised: 13th January 1895 – Camberwell, Surrey – parents: Emma & Robert Harvey, a Bricklayer.

Died: 31st July 1915; age 20; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

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


Rank: Private; Service Number: 16782.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


Woods Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr R. Harvey, of 25, High Street, Ipswich.




1901   44, Wallace Road, Ipswich.


Walter was 6 years old and living with his widowed father & brothers.

Robert Harvey, 54, a Greengrocer – employer – at home, born Ipswich.

Frederick Albert Harvey, 14, a Greengrocer’s Assistant – at home, born Camberwell, Surrey.

George Harvey, 13, born Camberwell.

Harry Harvey, 8, born Camberwell.


1911   26, Wallace Road, Ipswich.


Walter was 16 years old, an Errand Boy – Fish Merchant. He was living with his father & brother.

Robert, 63, a Marine Store Dealer – own acoount.

Harry, 18, an Ostler – Job Master.


Walter’s mother was Emma Harvey (nee Pitcher), born 1850, Colchester, Essex – died 1897, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Robert Harvey – father.


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