Walter Wilfred Green

Walter Wilfred Green

Date of Birth

Unknown

Course

2 Years at Borough Road College – Intermediate Arts, 1913-1915

Job(s)

Crescent Road (Senr. M.) C.S., Middlesborough

Service number

26148

WW1 rank

Lance Corporal

Yorkshire Regiment, 9th Battalion

Date of death

6 October 1916

Location of death

Le Sars, Battle of the Somme

Buried/memorial

Thiepval Memorial (Grave/Memorial reference: Pier and Face 3 A and 3 D)

Biography

Lance Corporal Walter Wilfred Green was the son of John Andrew and Rose Lydia Green, born in Stockton. He attended Borough Road College for two years, where he played cricket. Green graduated the college with an Intermediate Arts qualification and is listed as being destined for a school in Middlesborough. He returned to Stockton to enlist into the 9th Battalion of the Yorkshire Regiment. Green was killed in an attack on the village of Le Sars during the Battle of the Somme on 6 October 1916.

Sources

Entry on p.87 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, BRCCR010, http://www.ww1-yorkshires.org.uk/html-files/stockton-on-tees/stockton-yorks-dead-g.htm, http://www.ww1-yorkshires.org.uk/pdf-files/bob%20coulson/mbro-war-memorial-g.pdf, Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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