Army Number : 107654
Battalion : 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.
Born and lived at Nottingham. Son of William and Ada Emma Baines, of 28, Edginton Street, Blue Bell Hill Road, Nottingham. He was a warehouseman prior to enlisting 25th September 1917 at Derby aged 17. He went to France 1st April 1918. He suffered trench fever and was treated at 20 Casualty Clearing Station Heilly, France 17th August 1918. He was transferred to 72 General Hospital Trouville, France and rejoined his battalion 5th October 1918. On the 8th November he sustained shell wounds to his left leg and was taken No.12 general hospital Rouen, France 16th November 1918, where he died 26th November 1918, from these wounds.
Buried/Commemorated : St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France. S. 3. K. 1.
Private Walter Baines is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
St. Bartholomew's Church Roll of Honour (Nottinghamshire Archives), Nottingham.