Walter Edward Bunting (1888–1957)



Note there were two Walter Buntings in the Holloway area. One lived on Robin Hood, Whatstandwell, the other was son of William and Jane Bunting who worked at Lea Mills and was awarded the Military Medal.

1918 Voters List
Walter Bunting, Robin Hood, absent on military service.

Derbyshire Courier 2 August 1919
Sapper Charles Greenhough of Whatstandwell, who has been serving with the RFA for about four years mostly in Palestine and Egypt arrived home a few day ago. It is over three years and a half since he was on leave. Pte Walter Bunting of Robin Hood, Whatstandwell, has also arrived home.

Medal Roll Index Card
There is a Walter Edward BUNTING 1/1st Bucks Yeomanry Private 75827 and RASC R/382072 who as awarded the Victory and British War medals.

1939 Register: Wirksworth area
Walter Bunting b.11 January 1888; wood machinist
Bertha Bunting b.27 September 1893; hosiery overlooker

Walter E Bunting married Bertha Reeds in 1926 December qtr (Bakewell reg district)


1901: Gregory's Tunnel, Holloway

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
George Bunting Head 43 Blacksmith Crich
Ellen Bunting wife 40   Combrook, Warwick
George Bunting son 14 Stone mason apprentice Wirksworth
Walter Bunting son 13   Wirksworth
Elsie Bunting daughter 7   Wirksworth
Henry P Bunting son 11   Wirksworth
Violet Bunting daughter 4   Wirksworth
Richard Bunting son 3   Wirksworth

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1911: Whatstandwell

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
George Bunting Head 53 Journeyman blacksmith Crich
Ellen Bunting wife 51   Cambrook, Warwick
George Arnold Bunting son 24 Stone mason Wirksworth
Walter Edward Bunting son 23 Machinist, wood sawyer Wirksworth
Elsie Bunting daughter 17 Folder Lea Mills Wirksworth
Violet Bunting daughter 14 machine hand Wirksworth
Richard Bunting son 13   Wirksworth
Avis Bunting daughter 8   Holloway

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Walter Bunting's brother George Bunting is also on the Roll of Honour.