Sixpenny Handley War Memorial

Jack Fitzroy Waters

Surname: Waters
Other names: Jack Fitzroy
Other people in this story:
Charles Waters
Elizabeth Waters
Locations in this story:
Alderbury, Wilts
Egypt
Alexandria (Chatby) Military Cemetery, Egypt
Woodyates Manor Farm, Sixpenny Handley, Dorset
Sixpenny Handley

Story:
Jack Fitzroy Waters was born in 1890 in Alderbury, Wiltshire. He was the son of Charles Waters, a Farmer, and Elizabeth Waters. At the time of the 1911 Census he was single and living at Woodyates Manor Farm, Sixpenny Handley, Dorset. His occupation was recorded as "Farmer's Son". He enlisted in the Dorset Yeomanry (Queen's Own) (Service No. 459) and at the time of his death held the rank of Lance Sergeant. He served in Egypt and was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. He died on 25th Feb 1916 and was buried at Alexandria (Chatby) Military Cemetery (grave id. G.31). He is remembered on the Sixpenny Handley War Memorial.

Images:
  • Sixpenny Handley War Memorial
  • Sixpenny Handley War Memorial

Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives