Walter John Elliott

M, b. 18 March 1892, d. 31 July 1917
FatherWalter John Elliott b. bt 1867 - 1870, d. 29 Dec 1925
MotherJulia Alice Levings b. 24 Aug 1869, d. 13 Mar 1956
Birth*Walter John Elliott was born on 18 March 1892 at 30 Gordon Road, Northfleet, Kent, England.1,2,3 
BaptismHe was baptized on 1 May 1892 at St. Nicholas of Myra, Southfleet, Kent, England.4 
(Son) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1901 as the son of Walter John Elliott at 237 Dover Road, Northfleet, Kent, England.2 
Occupation*Walter John Elliott was a motor and cycle repairer circa 1911 at Southfleet, Kent, England.3 
(Son) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1911 as the son of Walter John Elliott at Springhead Gardens, Southfleet, Kent, England.3 
Milit-Beg*Walter John Elliott began military service on 29 January 1916 at Dartford, Kent, England.5 
Milit-End*Private Walter John Elliott (G/19067), "A" Company, 10th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) was killed in action on 31 July 1917 at Ypres, Arrondissement Ieper, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium, during the Battle Of Pilckem Ridge.5
Death*He was killed in action on 31 July 1917 at France at age 25.6 
Burial*He was buried in 1917 at Bedford House Cemetery, Ypres, Arrondissement Ieper, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium.7,8 
Last Edited30 Jul 2022


  1. [S2112] England, birth certificate for Walter John Elliott, born 18 Mar 1892; citing 02a/538/287, Strood registration district and Northfleet subdistrict; General Registry Office, Southport.
  2. [S2118] 1901 census of England, Kent, Northfleet, p. 37, Walter Elliott household; digital image, Findmypast ( : accessed 28 Jul 2022); citing Class: RG13; Piece: 715; Folio: 50; Page: 37.
  3. [S2133] 1911 census of England, Kent, Southfleet, Walter Elliott household; digital image, Findmypast ( : accessed 29 Jul 2022); citing RG14PN3812 RG78PN144 RD43 SD4 ED19 SN128, 1911 Census Returns of England and Wales, The National Archives of England, Kew.
  4. [S2130] St. Nicholas of Myra Parish (Southfleet), "Register of Baptisms [1854-1920]," p. 112, entry no. 893, Walter John Elliott, 01 May 1892; imaged, "Medway Council Heritage Services catalogues," database and images, Medway Council Heritage Services ( : accessed 29 Jul 2022), PDF file P343-01-07.pdf, p. 58 of 94; citing P343/1/7 held by the Medway Archives Centre.
  5. [S2138] War Office: Soldiers' Documents - First World War 'Burnt Documents', "Elliott, Walter C - Elliott William," unpaginated, entry for Walter John Elliott, enlisted 29 Jan 1916; imaged, "UK, British Army World War I Service Records, 1914-1920," database and images, Ancestry ( : accessed 30 Jul 2022), images 41750-41765 of 102175; citing WO 363/E298 held by the National Archives of the UK.
  6. [S1766] England, death certificate for Private Walter J. Elliott (No. 19067), died 31 Jul 1917; citing Return of Warrent Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men of the Royal West Kent Regiment Killed in Action or who have died whilst on Service Abroad in the War of 1914 to 1921; General Registry Office, Southport.
  7. [S2136] Find a Grave, digital images ( : accessed 30 Jul 2022), photograph, memorial # 11583112, gravestone for Private Walter John Elliott (31 Jul 1917), Bedford House Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium.
  8. [S2137] Bedford House Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium, casualty details for Private Walter John Elliott, died 31 Jul 1917; online index, Commonwealth War Graves Commission ( : accessed 30 Jul 2022).