|Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)||35710||10th Battalion
Walter was born in 1892 enlisting at Matlock, circa February 1916, a farm labourer by occupation. He died of his wounds in France on 25th March 1918 aged twenty-six and was buried at Iwuy Cemetery.
1918 Voters List, Crich
Walter Curzon, Crich; absent on military service
Medal Index Card
Awarded Victory, British War Medals.
Walter enlisted at Matlock and died of his wounds in France on 25th March 1918.
14 July 1917
Mrs H. Curzon, of the Common, Crich, received a brief intimation on Friday that her youngest son, Private Walter Curzon, was wounded, and is in hospital in France. The news was sent by a nurse from the institution and states that Private Curzon has been wounded by shrapnel. He is the youngest of five brothers serving with the colours, one, Private Alfred Curzon, having recently been reported killed.
Derbyshire Times 21 July 1918
CRICH SOLDIERS DEATH
Official notification has been received that Pte. Walter Curzon of the Sherwoods, son of Mrs Hannah Curzon, of Crich Common, has died in hospital in France. He enlisted about three years ago. A brother was killed in France about two years ago and there are two other brothers serving in the Forces.
|Regiment/Service||Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)|
|Date of Death||25/03/18|
|Additional Information||Son of Hannah Curzon, of 2, East View, The Common, Crich, Matlock, Derbyshire. and the late John Curzon.|
|Casualty type||Commonwealth War Dead|
|Grave/Memorial Reference||C. 26.|
|Cemetery||IWUY COMMUNAL CEMETERY|
Soldiers' Effects Book
Walter Curzon; 10th Bn Notts & Derby Regt; Private 35710; 25.3.19 St Martin gun shot wound; paid out to:
17.5.20 sister Mary 12s 5d
1891: Chadwicknick Lane, Crich
|John||Curzon||Head||41||General labourer||South Wingfield|
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