Walters, John William Edward

John William Edward Walters


Document written by JWE Walters, information by John Walters (son).

John William Edward Walters was born in Darlaston West Midlands on the 4th April 1909.

He was a school teacher, local preacher and local councillor, he enlisted in the Royal Navy to help the war effort in spite of being in a reserved occupation. When he was killed in November 1942 he left behind his widow Evelyn Walters and two twin sons David and John age 18months.

John wrote an accout of his time on the Convoys, entitled Pen Picture of Russian Convoy De Marituri te salutant...!. Below are three excerpts from it.

Pen Picture of Russian Convoy extract 1
Pen Picture of Russian Convoy extract 2
Pen Picture of Russian Convoy extract 3