Driver Walter Gylee

Rank or Title

Date of Death

11 Aug 1917

War time / or Pre War occupation

Junior assistant


Wootton & Webb chemists, Market Hill

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


Beds & Herts Saturday Telegraph , 18th August 1917
Wootton & Webb chemists

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.

Wootton & Webb chemists

Author: Deejaya

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