GILES Walter John
Regiment : 2nd/6th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Service number : 242172
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 39 on 9th September 1917
Buried : Favreuil British Cemetery, France, Grave I. D. 37.
Birthplace : Blackwell, Worcestershire, enlisted Lichfield
Relatives : Husband of Mrs N. Giles, 22 Hewell Rd., Redditch
Memorial : Redditch War Memorial
Credits : Researched by Jillian Coombes.
Probate records – Walter John Giles, 49 Prospect Hill Redditch, private in West Yorkshire regiment died 9th September 1917 in France. His widow was Nellie Jane Giles.
Awarded the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.