Walter Waring (Liberal politician)
He joined the 1st Life Guards in 1897, and served in the Second Boer War 1899-1900 (for which he was awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal and six clasps, and was mentioned in despatches). He was promoted to the rank of Captain in 1904. He served in the Yeomanry during World War I in France and Macedonia, 1915–1917, and in the Naval Intelligence Division during 1918 (and was awarded the Legion of Honour).
Waring was unsuccessful Liberal candidate in Wigtonshire in 1906, and sat as Liberal Member of Parliament for Banffshire from 1907–1918, and as Coalition Liberal for Blaydon from 1918–1922, and National Liberal for Berwick and Haddington
|National Liberal||Walter Waring||6,342|
|Liberal||William Henderson Pringle||4,422|
|Independent Liberal||John Deans Hope||3,300|
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from 1922–1923, when he lost the seat. He was the Municipal Reform (Conservative) member of London County Council for East Lewisham from 1925 to 1928. He later contested Wallsend as a Conservative in 1929.
He was Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries in 1909-1910 and to the Secretary of State for War, 1919-1922.
- The Times, 17 November 1922
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Walter Waring
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