Date of birth: 1883
Place of birth: Aldershot
Date of marriage: September 1906
Place of marriage: South Stoneham
Rank: Sergeant 3/4465
Regiment: Hampshire Regiment
Died: 26th August 1915
Death location: At home in Southampton
Family life before the war
Walter John Davis was born in Aldershot in 1883. Records show he married his wife Ada in September 1906 in the district of South Stoneham. The 1911 census shows the family living at 3 Vine Street, Aldershot and consisting of:
Walter aged 28 a pugilist (boxing) instructor.
Ada aged 29
Nora aged 4
Alice aged 2
Walter served in the 10th Battallion of the Hampshire Regiment. He died at home in Southampton on 26th August 1915 as a result of wounds suffered in battle. He is buried in Southampton Old Cemetery (Grave reference 192 F5).
After the war
Ada remarried in June 1917 to a Mr Passfield and the family lived at 50 Imperial Avenue, Millbrook, Southampton.