Walter Joseph Ambrose

Name

Walter Joseph Ambrose

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

23/04/1917
25

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
18447
Bedfordshire Regiment
4th Bn.

Awards

1914 /15 Star, British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

ARRAS MEMORIAL
Bay 5
France

UK Memorials

Holy Trinity Church Memorial, Weston

Pre War

Born on 31 August 1892 in Weston, Herts, son of John & Sarah Ambrose of Post Office Row, Weston, Herts. Baptised in Holy Trinity Church, Weston on 2 October 1892. 1911 Census: living with family at Green End, Weston and working as a horseman on a farm. Worked for Mr Farr before enlistment.

Wartime Service

Enlisted in Bedford in December 1914. In France by September 1915. Early in 1916 he was wounded in the foot and after convalescence in England, returned to France in November. Killed in action during the battle for Gavrelle.

Additional Information

War gratuity of £10. 10s awarded to father John.

Acknowledgments

Peter Handy, Brenda Palmer