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10058: Walter Burrows

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posted on 2024-01-18, 17:34 authored by Lest We Forget Project Team

Walter was born in 1889 in Wellington, Somerset. His father was Henry James Burrows, a farm labourer.

Walter married in 1913 when he was an employee on the Great Western Railway. He was a driver in the Royal Field Artillery, regiment number 238493.

After the war he went back to work on the railways. He was kicked by a horse and died of his injuries on 11th October 1934 in Wellington aged 45. He is buried in Rockwell Green Cemetery.

History

Name of contributor(s)

Peter Harold Burrows

Subject of the story/individual the object(s) relate to

Contributor's grandfather

Date(s) the event(s) in the story took place

1914-1918

Location(s) where the event(s) in the story took place

France

Object(s)

Two medals

Community Collection Day

Williton Pavilion, West Somerset (06/04/19)

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