Private Walter George Dillingham

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

28 Mar 1918

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

19 Tavistock Place
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

No known grave

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier

Pte Walter George Dillingham, 26572, 2nd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was presumed killed in action in France on March 28th, 1918.

Although born in Luton, a son of Daniel and Sarah Dillingham, of 4a Essex Street, Luton, he had spent most of his adult life living in Bedford. In the 1901 Census he was working as a fishmonger living in Tavistock Place, Bedford, with two visitors - sisters Fanny and Eliza Stokes. On August 12th, 1906, he married Fanny and they were to have three children. In the 1911 Census he was described as a flower hawker.

Walter is commemorated on the Luton Roll of Honour/War Memorial and on the Bedford St Mary's War Memorial.

Individual Location

Author: Deejaya

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