Coldman, W A
WALTER ARTHUR COLDMAN
Remembered with honour Vis-en-artois Memorial: Panel 10.
He enlisted in Bedford, and was formerly Private 6135 Middlesex Regiment and Private 6411 13th Battalion London Regiment. He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Walter’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Frederick Woodland and Ruth (nee WEAVER) COLDMAN.
His parents married 21 May 1887 at St Mary’s, Islington, London. Ruth died 1948 in the Rochford, Essex, district aged 80; Frederick died 1953 in the Thurrock, Essex, district aged 92.
Walter was born 1894 in Mile End, London, and resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 7 he lived in Lewisham, London, with his parents and one sibling. On the 1911 Census, a dairyman aged 17, he lived in New Malden, Surrey, with his parents and no siblings.
Unit1st/13th (County of London) Battalion (Kensington Rifles)
Date of death29/08/1918
Age at death24
Place of death
NotesWalter is possibly commemorated at Langleybury
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)