We remember Walter James Shorter

We remember Walter James Shorter

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Timeline

Timeline

1880
location Sellings Kent United Kingdom parents address Source:9358479 22nd September 1880
1880
birth sellinge. Kent United Kingdom Source:7714583 Source:9263675 22nd September 1880
1915
enlistment Depot RM Deal, Kent United Kingdom Source:9358514 12th January 1915
1915
service Royal Navy 878 Royal Marines Divisional Engineers Deal Source:9456879 12th January 1915
1915
marriage Emily Hayward Source:9263675 5th April 1915
1915
marriage Emily hayward Source:9358490 5th April 1915
1915
location Deal United Kingdom their own address Source:9456879 April 1915
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:9358514 28th June 1915 - 26th February 1916
1915
employment timberman Source:9456879 1915
1917
events transferred to Royal Engineers transferred to Royal Engineers Source:9358514 31st January 1917
1917
service British Army l/cpl 199963 Royal Engineers Source:9456879 31st January 1917 - 4th September 1917
1917
discharge Source:9358514 4th September 1917
hospitalisation gunshot wound - right leg Hospital/Institution Source:9456879
service British Army sapper Source:9456879
1953
death Not War Related 'natural causes' Minster, Ramsgate. Kent United Kingdom Source:9263675 9th November 1953

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Walter James
Initials WJ
Last Name Shorter
Source 7714583
First Names Aka Jim
Initials AJ
Last Name Shorter
Source 9358479
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Deal United Kingdom their own address known April 1915
Sellings Kent United Kingdom parents address 22nd September 1880
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy 878 Royal Marines Divisional Engineers Deal
British Army sapper
British Army 199963 Royal Engineers l/cpl
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Susannah Elizabeth Shorter nee TUTT mother
Walter John shorter father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emily Hayward wife 5th April 1915
Emily hayward wife 5th April 1915
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
fresh grey brown
DateHeightSource
1915-01-12 5'9"

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Royal Marines 1899-1919
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Miles125599
Medal Index Cards Transcription Miles125599
Royal Marine Medal Roll 1914-1920 Transcription Miles125599
Silver War Badge Roll Transcription Miles125599

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Multimedia

TitleConnected byMore information
Form R23 Name. Walter James Shorter Registe 878 tom44362
British Army ww1 Service records 1914 - 1920 0030 tom44362
Training Camp Blandford tom44362

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