Born: 1886, St. Clement’s, Ipswich.
Died: 31st July 1915; 29; Died of Wounds.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Date of Entry Therein: 21st September 1914.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 8127
Regiment: York & Lancaster Regiment, 2nd Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.
St. Sever Cemetery,
William was 25 years old, a Soldier ranked Private in the 1st Battalion of the York & Lancaster Regiment.
William is also remembered on the war memorial under Transport at the Town Hall, Ipswich.
York & Lancaster Regiment, 2nd Battalion: http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/york-lancaster-regiment/