Wars Last Goodbyes
Individual Record

Warwick Cemetery

Inscription

To

The memory of

Walter Nelson

6th Bn South Staffordshire Regt

Fourth son of

George Henry and Ellen Augusta Nelson

Killed in action in the Battle of Loos

At the Hohenzollern Redoubt

13th October 1915

Aged 45 years

Pro Patria Mori

Place of Inscription

Warwick Cemetery

Warwickshire

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Walter

Nelson

1870

Warwick, Warwickshire

13th October 1915

Killed in action advancing on the Hohenzollern Redoubt - the battalion suffered in the smoke and gas sent over by the British forces and by heavy machine gunfire

45

Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

First World War

Second Lieutenant

1st/6th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment

B Company

A member of the Nelson family - gelatine and isinglass manufacturers of Warwick

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