A report on Walter William Kenneth Hume's death appeared in the Crosby Herald on the 25th August 1917 and in the Liverpool Daily Post on the 20th August 1917. His photo appeared in the report and is reproduced here with the kind permission of the Liverpool Daily Post & Echo.
   News has been received of the death in action of Corpl. W.W.P. Hume, the King's (Liverpool Regiment), younger son of the late James Hume and of Mrs. Hume, Waterloo. He was educated at Merchant Taylor's School, and was employed by the London and Lancashire Fire Insurance Company. He joined the 2nd V.B.K.L.R. in 1906, and had served for over 11 successive years, and was a very keen member of the signalling section of his battalion, also a prominent member of his company's shooting club.

Crosby Herald 25th August 1917

Probate of his estate was obtained at Liverpool on the 7th November 1917 by Marguerite Hume, spinster, and Arthur Douglas Townshend, works manager. His home address was 11 South View, Waterloo. His effects were valued at 296 16s 7d (almost 13,000 at current values.)