COTTRILL Walter Joseph
Regiment : 1st/8th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 203068
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Died of wounds aged 26 on 20th October 1917
Buried : Worcester (Astwood) Cemetery, Worcestershire, England, Grave 14435.
Birthplace : Born and enlisted Worcester
Relatives : Son of John and Eliza Cottrill, 11 Beaver Row, Worcester; husband of Emma Maria Cottrill, 13 John St., Worcester
Memorial : Worcester Guildhall
Also appears on : Worcester St Paul's Church. Worcester Astwood Cemetery.
Walter Joseph Cotterill, occupation: soldier, resident St Pauls Walk, St Pauls, died in the Military Hospital, Southampton. He was buried in Astwood Cemetery on 27th October 1917, aged 26 years, Dissenter. The ceremony was performed by the Reverend William Woodley.
Source for additional information: Register of burials in Astwood Cemetery, entry no 39767, available on microfilm at Worcestershire Archives.
A photograph of Private W. Cottrill of Worcester can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 3rd November 1917, available at Worcestershire Archives.