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Forename(s): Walter Morrison
Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire
Service No: 26/272
Regiment / Corps / Service: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Battalion / Unit: 4th Battalion
Division: New Zealand Division
Date of Death: 1916-09-17
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: III. A. 19.
CWGC Cemetery: DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON – ERMYSTED’S GRAMMAR SCHOOL, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
Walter Morrison Jowett (born 23 July 1892) was the son of Frank and Martha Jowett, née Boothman. Frank was born at Thornton near Bradford and Martha at Langbar near Ilkley, Yorkshire. Walter was the cousin of 2nd Lieutenant Clarence Duckworth Boothman (q.v.).
1901 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 8, Coach Street - Walter M. Jowett, aged 8 years, born Skipton, son of Frank and Martha Jowett.
1911 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 13, Belmont Street - Walter Morrison Jowett, aged 18 years, born Skipton, son of Frank and Martha Jowett.
A short biography of Walter is included in: ‘A Grammar School at War - The Story of Ermysted’s Grammar School during the Great War’ by Steven Howarth (2007).
New Zealand service records: https://www.govt.nz/browse/history-culture-and-heritage/nz-history/get-a-copy-of-a-ww1-service-record/
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:
JOWETT, Rifleman Walter Morrison, aged 24, K.R.B., son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jowett, Belmont Bridge, Skipton, died of wounds, Sept. 17, 1916.
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Rifleman Walter Morrison JOWETT
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: New Zealand Division
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