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Place of Birth: Newton-in-Bowland, Yorkshire
Service No: 13772
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 'A' Coy 10th (Service) Battalion
Division: 23rd Division
Date of Death: 1914-10-27
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: In South-East part.
CWGC Cemetery: SLAIDBURN (ST. ANDREW) CHURCHYARD
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: NEWTON-IN-BOWLAND, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: SLAIDBURN, YORKSHIRE
Walter Isherwood was the son of Thomas and Hannah Isherwood, née Topham and brother of Private Edwin Isherwood (13764) (q.v.). Both of their parents were born at Newton-in-Bowland, Yorkshire.
1901 Newton-in-Bowland, Yorkshire Census: Foulscales - Walter Isherwood, aged 3 years, born Newton, son of Thomas and Hannah Isherwood.
1911 Newton-in-Bowland, Yorkshire Census: Foulscales - Walter Isherwood, aged 13 years, born Parish of Newton, son of Hannah Isherwood, widow.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Walter Isherwood, 13772, 10 S Battn West Riding Regt. Date and Place of Death: 27.10.14 Cambridge Hospl. Aldershot. Place of Birth, Date of Enlistment, Trade on Enlistment: Staidburn [sic] Clitheroe 19.9.14. Farm Labourer. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother - Hannah. £0 14s. 11d. Including share of sister - Alice Ellen. Brother - George. £0 7s. 6d. Brother - Thomas. £0 7s. 6d. Brother - James. £0 7s. 6d. Brother - Edwin. £0 7s. 6d. Brother - Albert. £0 7s. 6d. Sister - Mary. £0 7s. 5d.
A short biography of Walter is included in: ‘In Love, In Gratitude, In Remembrance - Remembering the Men & Women of Slaidburn, Newton in Bowland, Dunsop Bridge, Dale Head & Tosside’ by Margaret Brenchley (2018).
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
ISHERWOOD, Walter, West Riding Regiment, Newton-in-Bowland, died in camp at Frensham early in Nov. 1914.
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 23rd Division
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