Walter Robert Victor Kneller

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Personal and Family Information

Walter was born on 23 DEC 1896 in Plaistow, Essex, the son of Robert Kneller and Mary Ann Clifford.[Note 1]

He died on 29 OCT 1917 in Turkey (died a Prisoner of War).[Note 2]

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Walter Robert Victor Kneller
(1896-1917)

 

Robert Kneller
(c1864-?)

 

Alfred Feaby Kneller
(c1823-?)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Elizabeth S. un
(c1823-?)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Mary Ann Clifford
(c1865-?)

 

George Clifford
(1839-1916)

 

William Clifford
(1799-1886)

+
   

Ann Tims
(1795-1864)

+
   

Emma Lucas
(1837-?)

 

William Lucas
(c1802-<1887)

+
   

Frances Hicks
(<1806-<1867)

+

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth23 DEC 1896
Place: Plaistow, Essex
Clifford family research by Toni Skidmore
Source: Clifford family research by Toni Skidmore
Authors: Toni Skidmore
Page: Gravestone in Finmere churchyard

See Note 1
Death29 OCT 1917
Place: Turkey (died a Prisoner of War)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Authors: Commonwealth War Graves Commission of the United Kingdom
Publisher: http://www.cwgc.org/cwgcinternet/search.aspx

See Note 2
Census02 APR 1911
Place: 142 Hatherley Gardens, East Ham, Essex
Type: 1911 Census
1911 census of England and Wales
Source: 1911 census of England and Wales
Authors: extr. skf
Publisher: original records digitised on www.ancestry.co.uk
Page: https://www.ancestry.co.uk/interactive/2352/rg14_09547_0223_03/52601470

See Note 3
See Note 4
Census31 MAR 1901
Place: 82 Tanmarsh Lane, Plaistow, Essex
Type: 1901 Census
1901 census of England
Source: 1901 census of England
Authors: tr. SKF
Publisher: original records digitised on www.ancestry.co.uk
Page: https://www.ancestry.co.uk/interactive/7814/ESSRG13_1572_1574-0166/8939803

See Note 5
See Note 6
BurialAFT 29 OCT 1917
Place: Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery
Type: Burial
Clifford family research by Toni Skidmore
Source: Clifford family research by Toni Skidmore
Authors: Toni Skidmore
Page: Gravestone in Finmere churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Authors: Commonwealth War Graves Commission of the United Kingdom
Publisher: http://www.cwgc.org/cwgcinternet/search.aspx

See Note 7
See Note 8
See Note 9

Notes

Note 1

date from gravestone, place from census

Note 2

Casualty Details

Name: KNELLER, WALTER ROBERT VICTOR

Initials: W R V

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Private

Regiment: Essex Regiment

Unit Text: 6th Bn.

Age: 20

Date of Death: 29 Oct 1917

Service No: 275336

Additional information: Son of Robert and Mary Kneller, of 142, Hatherley Gardens, East Ham, London.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: XXI. U. 44.

Cemetery: BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY

Note 3

age 14, office boy, with parents, 2 brothers

Note 4

1911 England Census > Essex East Ham South East Ham 28

[frame 224 of 915]

Schedule 112 142 Fatherly Gardens East Ham 6 rooms occ. by 4 males 1 female

Robert Kneller Head, 48, married Blacksmith born Kent Greenwich

Mary Kneller Wife, 46, mar. 16 yrs 4 children 3 living Bucks Tingewick

Walter Kneller Son, 14 Office boy born Essex Plaistow

Albert Kneller Son, 12 Schoolboy Essex Plaistow

Frederick Kneller Son, 9 Essex Plaistow

Note 5

age 4, with parents, brother Albert (2)

Note 6

1901 England Census > Essex West Ham Plaistow District 30

[frame 18 of 58]

Schedule 84 82 Tanmarsh Lane

Robert Kneller Head, M, 37 Ship’s Smith (worker) born London Greenwich

Mary Ann do Wife, M, 36 b. Bucks Tingewick

Walter R. do Son, 4 b. Essex : West Ham

Albert W. do Son, 2 do do

Note 7

Although Walter's remains stayed in Turkey where he died, there is a memorial to him on the gravestone of his grandparents, George and Emma (Lucas) Clifford which gives his birthdate.

Note 8

Although Walter's remains stayed in Turkey where he died, there is a memorial to him on the gravestone of his grandparents, George and Emma (Lucas) Clifford which gives his birthdate.

Note 9

Casualty Details

Name: KNELLER, WALTER ROBERT VICTOR

Initials: W R V

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Private

Regiment: Essex Regiment

Unit Text: 6th Bn.

Age: 20

Date of Death: 29 Oct 1917

Service No: 275336

Additional information: Son of Robert and Mary Kneller, of 142, Hatherley Gardens, East Ham, London.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: XXI. U. 44.

Cemetery: BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY

Sources

  1. Clifford family research by Toni Skidmore
    Source: Clifford family research by Toni Skidmore
    Authors: Toni Skidmore
    Page: Gravestone in Finmere churchyard
  2. Commonwealth War Graves Commission
    Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
    Authors: Commonwealth War Graves Commission of the United Kingdom
    Publisher: http://www.cwgc.org/cwgcinternet/search.aspx
  3. 1911 census of England and Wales
    Source: 1911 census of England and Wales
    Authors: extr. skf
    Publisher: original records digitised on www.ancestry.co.uk
    Page: https://www.ancestry.co.uk/interactive/2352/rg14_09547_0223_03/52601470
  4. Commonwealth War Graves Commission
    Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
    Authors: Commonwealth War Graves Commission of the United Kingdom
    Publisher: http://www.cwgc.org/cwgcinternet/search.aspx
    Page: http://www.cwgc.org/cwgcinternet/certificate.aspx?casualty=634135
  5. Clifford family research by Toni Skidmore
    Source: Clifford family research by Toni Skidmore
    Authors: Toni Skidmore
    Page: Gravestone in Finmere churchyard
  6. Commonwealth War Graves Commission
    Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
    Authors: Commonwealth War Graves Commission of the United Kingdom
    Publisher: http://www.cwgc.org/cwgcinternet/search.aspx
  7. 1901 census of England
    Source: 1901 census of England
    Authors: tr. SKF
    Publisher: original records digitised on www.ancestry.co.uk
    Page: https://www.ancestry.co.uk/interactive/7814/ESSRG13_1572_1574-0166/8939803