BREEZE Walter Robert
Regiment : 23rd Battery 40th Brigade Royal Field Artillery
Service number : 76587
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 19th April 1917
Buried : Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, France, Grave IV. B. 2.
Memorial : Stourport War Memorial
Also appears on : Stourport Loyal Stanley Baldwin Lodge of Oddfellows. Stourport High School formerly in Stourport Boys School.
Credits : Researched by Adrian Carter.
Additional information on the memorial: Gunner.
Walter was the only surviving son of Mrs Breeze, 33 Baldwin Road, Stourport. He was employed at the Anglo American Tin Stamping Company and he had belonged to the Territorials for some time back, joining the regular forces about six months before the war began. Walter was killed in action. Mrs Breeze also has three brothers serving in France: Pte. A.B. Porter, Royal Berkshire, Lance Corporal W.J. Porter, Signal Section, Worcesters and Bombardier J.E. Porter, Royal Field Artillery.
Source for additional information: Kidderminster Shuttle 12th May 1917, Kidderminster Times, 19th May 1917, reported with photo.
An obituary for Walter R. Breeze appears in the Stourport Parish Magazine for June 1917.