Coleshill Remembers World War 1
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Entry for Private Walter Deeman
16th (Royal Devon and Royal North Devon Yeomanry) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment
Year of Birth
Date of Death
Walter Thomas Deeman was born in Coleshill in October 1896. By 1911 Private Deeman was living on Coleshill High Street with his parents, Thomas and Annie and his siblings. His father was a domestic gardener. Private Deeman, service number, 291219, enlisted in the 16th (Royal Devon and Royal North Devon Yeomanry) battalion, Devonshire Regiment and was killed on 2 September 1918. He is commemorated on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial, France.
Baptised at Coleshill 11 Oct 1896
Coleshill Chronicle 5th October 1918 COLESHILL AND THE WAR Private W. Deeman, 291219, 16th Devon Regiment, is reported missing since September 2nd, while on service in France. Private Deeman is the only son of Mr Thomas Deeman, formerly of Coleshill, and brother of Mrs H. Bryan and Miss A. Deeman, Parkfield Road, Coleshill.