Walter Maxwell

Key Information

Name: Walter Maxwell

DoB:  January 17 1893.

Regt: 2nd Lieut., South Wales Borderers.

DoD: February 11 1918.

Academic Career: CGS 1903-7

Other: Auctioneer and valuer.  

Biographical Information:

  • Walter was born at Bankhead Canonbie, Roxeburghshire,  son of William Frank and Mary Maxwell. His father came from Bewcastle, and his mother from KirkAndrews-on-Esk. In 1901 the family was living at The Croft, Houghton near Carlisle. His father was listed as “living on own means” and they had two servants. There was a daughter, Margaret Grace, aged seven. In 1911 Walter was living with his mother in 104 (Cleughside House?), Scotland Road, Stanwix, Carlisle. At the time of his death his mother was reported as a widow living at 105 Scotland Road.