Source: 18th Battalion Nominal Roll, April 1915.
Family Search: When Walter Charles Raines was born on 6 February 1890, in Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Raines, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Ann Shrubsole, was 22. He immigrated to Canada in 1910 and lived in Canada in 1910 and Cheveley, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom in 1921. He registered for military service in 26. In 1914, at the age of 24, his occupation is listed as labourer. He died in 1966, in Newmarket, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 76.