Walter Herbert Hilsdon
Full name Walter Herbert Hilsdon, born in 1898 in Denchworth, near Wantage, son of Edward Hilsdon and Emma Biggs. Brother of Cyril and Edward Hilsdon. He was attending Wheatley Elementary school in 1910. In 1911 he was employed as a farm boy scaring birds. He joined the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry on 24 June 1916 and was discharged as wounded on 4 March 1918: in May of the previous year the Oxford newspapers had referred to his wounding He married Agnes M. Blake, in the Headington Registration District in 1925 and died in the same district in 1927. See also reference to him in the Wheatley in a World at War chapter.