Walter William Blackman1

#1361, (17 February 1897-21 September 1918)
Father*Walter William Blackman2 b. 21 Mar 1876, d. Jun 1957
Mother*Annie Elizabeth Streatfield3 b. 4 Dec 1875, d. Dec 1967
ChartsThe Streatfields of Farningham, Kent.
Birth*17 FEB 1897 Walter William Blackman was born on 17 FEB 1897 at 3 Myrtle Cottages, Halling, Kent, EnglandG.1 
Baptism4 JUL 1897 He was baptized on 4 JUL 1897 at St John the Baptist, Halling, Kent, EnglandG.4 
(Witness) Residence2 APR 1911 He lived with Annie Elizabeth Streatfield and Walter William Blackman at 3 Essex Terrace, Essex Road, Halling, Kent, EnglandG, together with Annie Elizabeth Blackman, William Charles Blackman, Reuben George Blackman, Robert Frederick Blackman, Mabel Emily Blackman, Winifred Susan Blackman and Hilda Sophia Blackman.5 
Employment*2 APR 1911 Walter William Blackman was employed as Errand Boy.5 
Death*21 SEP 1918 He died on 21 SEP 1918 at The Western Front, FranceG, aged 21.6 
Burial*1919 He was buried in 1919 at Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Haucourt, Picardy, FranceG.7 
Last Edited18 Sep 2016


  1. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Strood, Kent, Jan-Mar 1897, vol 2a 605.
  2. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census, with parents.
  3. [S29] Email from, from Gillian Keeley.
  4. [S57] Streatfield Research Group.
  5. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census.
  6. [S77] British Army records, killed in action; Private, 16th Bn. Royal Sussex Rgt. G/20187.
  7. [S28] Monumental inscription, Commonweath War Graves Commission; Walter Blackman, G/20187. 16 Btn, Royal Sussex Regt.
@ Michael Jefferies, 2016