Walter Richard Pfeffer

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  1. liverpool annie

    liverpool annie New Member

    World War 1 Diary

    Walter was born on 28th June 1897, christened Richard Walter Pfeffer, he was a son of Richard George Pfeffer and his wife Louisa. The family home was 21 Waterloo Terrace, Islington, London.

    He was a reliable, hard working person, who was spoken of very highly by his school, past employers and the army.

    At the outbreak of The First World War, Walter was 17 years old and waited until he was nearly18 before enlisting. He describes his personal war in his own words in a memoir, which is transcribed in a separate chapter. This account outlines the official service records for Walter’s army career.

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