Walter Curzon

Private

Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) 35710 10th Battalion

Walter was born in 1892 enlisting at Matlock, 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.

Derbyshire Courier
14 July 1917
CRICH CASUALTIES
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 1919
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.


Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Name CURZON, WALTER
Initials W
Nationality United Kingdom
Rank Private
Regiment/Service Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
Unit 10th Bn.
Age 24
Date of Death 25/03/18
Service No 35710
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

War graves certificate for Walter Curzon

CENSUS INFORMATION

1891: Chadwicknick Lane, Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
John Curzon Head 41 General labourer South Wingfield
Hannah Curzon wife 39   Crich
Frederick Curzon son 15 Brickyard labourer Crich
Samuel Curzon son 14 Brickyard labourer Crich
George W Curzon son 11 Scholar Crich
John Curzon son 8 Scholar Crich
Alfred Curzon son 6 Scholar Crich
Francis Curzon son 3   Crich
Matilda Curzon daughter 11 mo   Crich

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1901: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
John Curzon Head 54 Unoccupied South Wingfield
Hannah Curzon wife 52   Crich
Samuel Curzon son 24 Gritstone quarryman Crich
George Curzon son 21 Gritstone quarryman Crich
Alfred Curzon son 17 Gritstone quarryman Crich
Francis Curzon son 12   Crich
Walter Curzon son 9   Crich
Mary Curzon daughter 5   Crich

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1911: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
John Curzon Head 65 Framework knitter Crich
Hannah Curzon wife 63   Crich
George Curzon son 26 Gritstone cutter Crich
Alfred Curzon son 23 Gritstone cutter Crich
Francis Curzon son 22 Gritstone cutter Crich
Walter Curzon son 19 Farmer Crich
Mary Curzon daughter 15   Crich

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Walter Curzon's brothers Samuel Curzon, Frank Curzon and Alfred Curzon (who was also killed) are also on the Roll of Honour.