Walter Richard Busbridge
|Date of Death
|Killed in Action when on 18/11/ 1916 the 7th Battalion advanced from the wood they had captured on 14th July in the Battle of the Somme.
|France And Flanders
|Buffs (East Kent Regiment)
parents: Mr. and Mrs. F. Busbridge of 175, Tonbridge Rd., Maidstone, Kent. Walter was a bootmaker and dealer with his brother Frederick. Walter enlisted at Tonbridge. He was a bell ringer at the Church of St Michael & All Angels, Maidstone. His father was an Asylum Attendant. The parents had 4 sons born in Maidstone and they were all single in 1911. Frederick and Walter were bootmakers. The younger brothers were Leonard born 1890, married at Selhurst and died in 1988. Herbert 1892-1975