1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Walter Else

Contributed by: Katherine Heaton, on 2008-11-04

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Rank
First Name Walter
Surname Else
Year of Birth 1883
Year of Death 1916
Regiment Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire)
Place of Wartime Residence Wigan, Lancashire

Walter's Story

Walter left a wife, Mary Jane, and a six year old daughter Martha Hannah. He was a coal miner before the war. He died at the battle of the Somme and received three medals. He died for his country. He is buried in France at Longueval road cemetery. He was my great uncle.

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