Berwick St. John War Memorial

William Herbert Waterman

Surname: Waterman
Other names: William Herbert
Other people in this story:
Harry Waterman
Annie Jane Waterman
Locations in this story:
Romsey, Hampshire
France & Flanders
Loker Churchyard, Belgium
Stratford Sub Castle, Salisbury, Wiltshire
Berwick St. John, Wiltshire

Story:
William Herbert Waterman was born in 1892 in Romsey, Hampshire. He was the son of Harry Waterman, a Farm Labourer, and Annie Jane Waterman. At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as a Shepherd and living at Stratford Sub Castle, Salisbury, Wiltshire. He enlisted as a Private in the Wiltshire Regiment (Service No. 11077). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. He died on 27th February 1915 and was buried at Loker Churchyard in Belgium (grave id. II.F.9). He is remembered on the Berwick St. John War Memorial.

Images:
  • St. John the Baptist Church, Berwick St. John 01
  • Berwick St John War Memorial

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