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du Feu, W E

Menin Gate

The Menin Gate, Ieper (Ypres), Belgium

Commemorated on St Paul's School Memorial, Jersey
Commemorated on St Paul's Church Memorial, Jersey


Walter Ernest du Feu

Private Walter Ernest du Feu
2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment

1914-15 Star

Youngest son of Francis du Feu, of 8 Springfield Cottages, St Helier; formerly of Devonshire Place.

Killed in action, aged 25 years

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Wednesday 5 May 1915

Roll of Honour. Another Jersey Lad Killed at the Front. Mr Francis du Feu late of Seale Street and now residing in Devonshire Lane has received official notification of the death in action of his youngest son, Private Walter Ernest du Feu of the 2nd Battalion Kings Own Regiment. The deceased enlisted in the Kings Own when they were garrisoned on the Island.


Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record


At 8pm every evening, the Last Post is played inside the Menin Gate in remembrance.