South Staffordshire Regiment. 13 June 1915

Harry Waltier was the son of David and Annie Waltier of Barnet Street, Wordsley. He volunteered for the South Stafford Territorials and served in the 1/5th Battalion. They went to the Western Front in March 1915 and were stationed on the Messines Ridge to acquire the skills of trench warfare. They were near Wulverghem in June 1915 when a few casualties were suffered from enemy artillery and snipers. One of these was Private Harry Waltier who was killed in action on the 13th June. . He was 18 years of age and is buried in St. Quentin Cabaret Military Cemetery (I E 12) and commemorated on the Wordsley Memorial.

Commemorated at:

Wordsley Holy Trinity

Wordsley Holy Trinity

High Street, Wordsley, West Midlands, DY8 5RU

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