Born: 1878, St. Peter’s, Ipswich.

Died: 31st August 1902; age: 34; Died at Pretoria, Gauteng Province, South Africa.

Residence: 34, Rose Hill, Braintree, Essex.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 5469.

Regiment: Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment), 1st Battalion.


Clasps Awarded: Belfast, Cape Colony & Orange Free State + South Africa 1901 medal & South Africa 1902 medal.




1881   70, Station Road, Ipswich.


Walter was 3 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Frederick Charles Reeve, 24, a Railway Signalman, born Stoke, Ipswich.

Emily Reeve (nee Wattling), 21, born St. Mary Quay, Ipswich.

Selina Reeve, 1, born Stoke, Ipswich.

Emily Ethel Reeve, 1 month, born Stoke, Ipswich – died 1881, Stoke, Ipswich.


1891   The Industrial School and Home for Destitute Boys, Chelmsford, Essex.


Walter was 13 years old and a inmate at the Government Certified Industrial School for Boys.


Soldiers’ Effects to Frederick Reeve – father.

The Boer War.

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