Walter was born at Graveley, Huntingdonshire, the son of Samuel and Sally
Sanford, also of Graveley.
He was posted to the base depot B.E.F. France on 26th July 1916, he was rationed up to and for that day. Order was part 2 No. 171 issued by W. L. Stephenson, 2/Lieut. & acting Adjutant, 2/1st Hunts. Cyclist Battalion. The order was issued at Well Camp Alford at 8-00 p.m., 28th July 1916.
Local newspapers indicate that
he was wounded
some time before
Photo of his name commemorated on Bay 5 of the Arras Memorial Pas de Calais, France.
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