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Name: Walter Robert DARLING
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: W R Service No.: 52309
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Sun Dance, Wyoming, USA. Age at Death: 29
Unit: 9th Bn Cheshire Regiment.
Former Unit(s): 460 Northumberland Fusiliers.
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence:
Home Address:
Previous Address: Norham, Northumberland.
Civilian Employment:
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Monday 16th September 1918
Place of Death:
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Ryton Holy Cross Church Shrine, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave reference III. M. 12
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 0
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Son of the late John and Emily Darling, of Norham, Northumberland.
Notes : In the early 1900s it seems that Walter was residing with his grandparents, John and Jane Darling, and their son Robert, at Norham, Northumberland. His year of birth is given as around 1890.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. 1901 Census.
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