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Private 17187 Walter Court

2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Formerly Pvt 16748 Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Killed in Action: Gallipoli, 6th August 1915, aged 23

  • Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Turkey. Panel 125-134, 223-226 and/or 228-229
  • Awarded: 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Richard and Martha Court [nee Beesley]. 7th of 12 children
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Nether Whitacre

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born 30 Oct 1891 in Fillongly.
  • Lived at The Uplands, Over Whitacre [1911]
  • Employed as a Farm Labourer [1911]
  • Enlisted in Birmingham and started service on 17 July 1915 with the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force
  • It appears that Walter died on his first day of action at Ravine Gully. He has no known grave....more details from the Nether Whitacre Digital Archive here

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