Driver Walter Gylee
Rank or Title
Date of Death
11 Aug 1917
War time / or Pre War occupation
Wootton & Webb chemists, Market Hill
Place of Birth
World War I Address
Place of Death
Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery
War Memorial Location
Soldier or Civilian
Beds & Herts Saturday Telegraph , 18th August 1917
Driver Walter Gylee, 184771, 88th Battery, 14th Brigade Royal Field Artillery, died of wounds in France on August 11th, 1917. He was born and bred in Lincoln but for a time had been a junior assistant with Wootton & Webb pharmacists on Market Hill, Luton.
He had taken his job at Luton after war broke out and was hoping to obtain his full qualifications as a pharmacist. But he joined the R.F.A. in October 1916 and had been in France only a few weeks when he died of wounds received on the battlefield.
Walter is commemorated on the Luton and Lincoln War Memorials. His address on the Luton Roll of Honour is given as 22 Grove Road, Luton.