Died : 24 Apr 1918
Rank :
Service no at death: 241971
Surname: WEBB
Forename: WALTER
Initials: W
Date of Birth 1883
Place of BirthWimborne Dorset
Place of Birth Source1911 Census
Address 1911 Census shows him living at High Hall, Wimborne with his family, working as a butler.
Schools attended
Employment / trade1901 Census shows him as a footman at Tyneham House, Dorset. 1911 Census a Butler at High Hall, Wimborne.
Place of workHigh Hall, Wimborne
Family (parents and grandparents)Parents Alfred and Annie Webb, 29 Avenue Rd, Wimborne.
Spouse Name Gertrude Webb
NotesGertrude’s later address shown as Upton Long Sutton, Langport, Somerset
Regiment at call-up
Regiment at discharge
Rank at call-up
Service no at call-up
Date of attestation -
Date of call-up -
Area reported to
Naval vessels served
Decorations and awards
Other service detailsGloucestershire Regiment 2nd/5th Battalion
Other rankPrivate
Other service no241971
Service factsJoined the Army in May 1916
Age at death34
Date of death 24 Apr 1918
Regiment at death
Battalion at death
Rank at death
Circumstances of shows him killed in action in France.
Service no at death241971
Field of action at deathFrance
Place of death
Location of graveSt.Venant-Robeq Rd British Cemetery, Robeq, France
Other memorialsSt. John’s Church, Wimborne Town Memorial, Wimborne Minster an named on plaque inside.
Newspaper Reference Wimborne Minster Parish Magazine for June 1918 confirms details and adds “It will be remembered that a short time ago the cottage occupied by Mrs Webb and her young children was burned to the ground.”