Regiment : 3rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 6276
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 7th November 1914
Buried : Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium, Panel 34.
Birthplace : Born and enlisted Worcester
Relatives : Husband of Annie Bickerton, 10 Paul's Walk, John St., Worcester
Memorial : Worcester St Paul's Church
Also appears on : Worcester Guildhall
The birth of Walter Samuel Bickerton is registered in the March Quarter 1877 under the Worcester Registration District.
Great Western Railway Roll of Honour:
Walter Bickerton Labourer/Engineering Dept/Worcester Age 38 Private 3rd Worcester Regiment, Killed in Action 7/11/1914.
Source: The Great Western Railway in the First World War by Sandra Gittins, 2010.
A photograph of Private W. Bickerton can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 18th December 1915, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Walter Bickerton has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial.