Sir Walter served during the First World War with the Imperial Russian Army to fight against Turkish forces in the Caucasus Campaign during 1915. By 1918 he had reached the rank of lieutenant commander with an array of decorations from Russia, Romania and the United Kingdom.
He died due to the sinking of MV Princess Victoria off Larne Lough, in the Great Storm of 1953
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