Died : 23 Jun 1916
Rank : Private
Service no at death: 8279
Surname: WESLEY
Forename: WALTER
Initials: W
Date of Birth -
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Family (parents and grandparents)Third Son of Mrs Charles F and Elizabeth Wesley
Spouse Name Elizabeth Ann Wesley of Fairfield, St Catherines, Wimborne.
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Age at death29
Date of death 23 Jun 1916
Regiment at deathDorsetshire Regiment
Battalion at death2nd Bn.
Rank at deathPrivate
Circumstances of deathDied while prisoner of war from Beri-Beri at Mosul, Turkey
Service no at death8279
Field of action at death
Place of deathIraq
Location of graveBasra Memorial
PositionPanel 22 and 63.
Other memorialsNamed on a grave at Wimborne Minster with other family members who died of old age. Also named on plaque within the Minster
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