Dunkley, W C
WALTER CHARLES DUNKLEY
Remembered with honour Basra Memorial: Panel 15.
He enlisted in Wrexham, Clwyd; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 28 June 1915, 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 George Alfred and Ann(ie) Maria (nee GOODMAN) Dunkley of Watford, Rugby, Warks.
His parents married 22 January 1889 at St Andrew’s, Whilton, Northants. George died 30 March 1944 in Watford, Warks, aged 79 and was buried there in the April; Ann died 14 January 1953 also in Watford, Warks, aged 81.
Walter was born 1895 in Northampton and baptised 8 June 1896 at St Mary’s, Northampton; he resided in Watford (Warks or Herts not specified).
On the 1901 Census, aged 6 he lived in Long Buckby, Northants, with his parents and six siblings. On the 1911 Census, a gardener aged 16, he lived in Watford, Warks, with his parents and three siblings.
Date of death05/04/1916
Age at death20
Place of death
NotesHis brother William died 26 April 1918 and also features on this Roll of Honour
- 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)