Walter Henry Hewitt
- East Ham - c. 1882
- France and Flanders - 10 March 1915
- Killed in action
- Served in
- 1915 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal
- Canning Town, London E16
Walter Henry's story
Bell has W H Hewett.
Enlisted in Spring 1914 and served in 1st Battalion K.R..R.C. as Rfm. 5/4584. He landed in France on 30th November 1914, and was killed in action on 10 March 1915.
On this date the Battalion took part in a major assault on the German trenches at Givenchy (S.W. of Lille) The battle lasted for most of the day and although the Battalion sustained over 250 casualties of all ranks, the attack was generally unsuccessful.
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