We remember Walter Eric Markey

We remember Walter Eric Markey

Timeline

Timeline

1893
sibling Cicely E Markey Source:6191134 1893
1895
birth Bexhill-on-Sea United Kingdom Source:6191132 Source:6191134 1895
1898
sibling Robert Samuel Markey Source:6191127 1898
1900
sibling Beatrice M Markey Source:6191134 1900
1902
sibling Minnie Markey Source:6191127 1902
1905
sibling Maggie Markey Source:6191127 1905
1907
sibling Elsie Gwendoline Markey Source:6997164 20th November 1907
1911
employment Groom Domestic Burstow, Surrey United Kingdom Source:6191127 2nd April 1911
1911
sibling Ethel Winifred Markey Source:6997166 1911
1913
enlistment Guildford United Kingdom Source:6997011 1913
1913
service British Army Private L/10408 The Queen's Regiment 1st Battalion Source:6997011 1913 - 31st October 1914
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:2916234 12th August 1914 - 31st October 1914
service British Army Private L/10408 The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) Source:7456267
1914
death Killed in Action The battalion was heavily engaged in defending the Belgian town of Gheluvelt. It was during this fighting that Markey was killed, and the battalion almost wiped out. Gheluvelt Belgium Source:7456267 Source:6997005 Source:6191137 31st October 1914
burial Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Source:7456267

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Walter Eric
Initials WE
Last Name Markey
Source 6191117
First Names William
Initials W
Source 6191117
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
Keepers Corner, Burstow, Surrey United Kingdom parents address known 1901-03-31
Shipley Bridge, Burstow, Surrey United Kingdom parents address known 1911-04-02
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army L/10408 The Queen's Regiment 1st Battalion Private
British Army L/10408 The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emma E mother
Alfred E Markey father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Cicely E Markey sister 1893
Beatrice M Markey sister 1900
Minnie Markey sister 1902
Maggie Markey sister 1905
Robert Samuel Markey brother 1898
Elsie Gwendoline Markey sister 20th November 1907
Ethel Winifred Markey sister 1911

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Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription David114
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription David114
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription David114
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription David114
GRO WAR DEATHS ARMY OTHER RANKS (1914 to1921) Transcription David114
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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1 Battalion Royal West Surrey Regiment David114
Queen's (Royal West Surrey) Regiment - 1st & 2nd Battalions David114
Baptism of Elsie Gwendoline Markey David114
Marriage of Ethel Winifred Markey to Thomas Frederick Bowen David114
Walter Eric Markey (1895-31 October 1914†) David114
Walter Eric Markey in the Soldier's Effects Registers (Ancestry.co.uk/National Army Museum) David114
Walter Eric Markey † David114

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