Walter James WEBB

WEBB, Walter James

Service Number: 3956
Enlisted: 10 August 1915, Enlisted at Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Glenelg, South Australia, 15 August 1895
Home Town: Kilkenny, Charles Sturt, South Australia
Schooling: Mannum Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Driver
Died: Killed in Action, Mouquet Farm, France, 16 August 1916, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Courcelette British Cemetery
Plot V, Row G, Grave 3 Headstone inscription reads: To the memory of our beloved husband and father,
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide Torrens Rowing Club Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Croydon War Memorial, Lower North Adelaide War Memorial WW1, Mannum District Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

10 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3956, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Adelaide, SA
2 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, 3956, 10th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: RMS Malwa embarkation_ship_number: '' public_note: ''
2 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, 3956, 10th Infantry Battalion, RMS Malwa, Adelaide
18 May 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 50th Infantry Battalion, At Serapeum
16 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, 3956, 50th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 3956 awm_unit: 50 Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1916-08-16

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Walter James Webb and Medora Azelia Webb nee Clinch. Brother of Fannie Edith Railton Webb, Laura Mabel Webb, Frederick Alexander Webb and Adeline Isabelle Webb

Husband of Sylvia Gallacher  Webb nee Elfenbein of 8A William Street, North Croydon, SA. Walter and and Sylvia were married on 20 October 1913 at the residence of Rev. G.K. Haslam, Gawler, SA

Father of Walter Frederick Webb and Hilda Medora Jane Webb

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal