Berwick St. John War Memorial

William Herbert Waterman

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

William Herbert Waterman was born in 1892 in Romsey, Hampshire. He was the son of Henry (Harry) Waterman, a Farm Labourer, and Annie Jane Waterman (nee Phillips). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as a Shepherd and living at Stratford Sub Castle, Salisbury, Wiltshire. He enlisted in Salisbury as a Private in the 1st Battalion of the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment (Service No. 11077). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. When he died on 27th February 1915, he had been attached to 'A# Company and treated at the No. 7 Field Ambulance, Loker. He was buried at Loker Churchyard, Nr. Ypres, West Flanders, Belgium (grave id. II.F.9). He is remembered on the Berwick St. John War Memorial.

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  • Berwick St John War Memorial

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