We remember Walter Leonard Gissing

We remember Walter Leonard Gissing

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Timeline

Timeline

1891
birth Exeter, Devon United Kingdom Source:7655720 10th December 1891
1896
sibling Alfred Charles Gissing Source:7655720 20th January 1896
1901
dates Age 9 Source:7655720 31st March 1901
1901
location 9 Wentworth Terrace, Wakefield United Kingdom parents address Source:7737660 31st March 1901
1902
education Gresham's School Holt, Norfolk United Kingdom Source:7655720 September 1902 - July 1908
1908
employment architect's assistant Grimson Sapperton, Circencester, Gloucestershire United Kingdom Source:8673525 1908
1911
employment architect's assistant North Walsham, Norfolk United Kingdom Source:7737660 2nd April 1911
1911
location Glebe Cottage, North Walsham United Kingdom away from home address Source:7737660 2nd April 1911
1912
employment architect United Kingdom Source:7655720 1912
1915
enlistment Westminster, London United Kingdom Source:7655720 1915
1916
dates Age 24 Source:7655720 1st July 1916
1916
service British Army Rifleman 4620 London Regiment (Queen's Westminster Rifles) 16th (County of London) Battalion Source:9105339 1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9117712
1916
death Killed in Action in support of the attack on Gommecourt. Walter was one of 600 casualties of 700 men. Somme France Source:7655720 Source:9105339 1st July 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Pier and Face 13C Source:1355648
sibling Alfred Charles Gissing Source:9117712

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Walter Leonard
Initials WL
Last Name Gissing
Source 1355648
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
9 Wentworth Terrace, Wakefield United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Glebe Cottage, North Walsham United Kingdom away from home address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 4620 London Regiment (Queen's Westminster Rifles) 16th (County of London) Battalion Rifleman
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edith Gissing mother
George Gissing father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alfred Charles Gissing brother 20th January 1896
Alfred Charles Gissing brother

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Selena49658
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Selena49658
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Selena49658
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Selena49658
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Selena49658

External Evidence

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission Christine22139
censuses for 1901 and 1911 Christine22139
Gresham Magazine Liz2629
History and register of Gresham's School Liz2629
Alfred Gissing William65304

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Walter Gissing Liz2629
Thiepval Memorial Selena49658
Walter L. Gissing William65304

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