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Place of Birth: Shawforth, Lancashire
Service No: 42744
Regiment / Corps / Service: South Staffordshire Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 4th (Extra Reserve) Battalion
Division: 25th Division
Date of Death: 1918-04-10
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 6.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: BARNOLDSWICK, YORKSHIRE
Walter Lord was the son of George and Alice Lord, née Maden. George was born at Shawforth and Alice at Stacksteads, Lancashire.
1901 Whitworth, Lancashire Census: 20, Heys Buildings - Walter Lord, aged 2 years, born Shawforth, Lancashire, son of George and Alice Lord.
1911 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: 15, Wellington Street - Walter Lord, aged 12 years, born Shawforth, Lancashire, son of George and Alice Lord.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Walter Lord. 42744, S. Staff. R.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Walter Lord. 42744, 4/S. Staff. R.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Walter Lord. 42744, 4th S. Staffs. Date and Place of Death: 10.4.18 on or since. Death presumed. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Father - George. £7 2s. 7d.
A short biography of Walter is included in: ‘Barnoldswick - A small Town’s part in conflicts 1800 to 2014’ by Peter Ian Thompson (2014).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Private Walter LORD
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: South Staffordshire Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 25th Division
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