Born: 1888, Peasenhall, Suffolk.
Died: 26th September 1917; age: 29; KiA.
Rank: Private: Service Number: GS/53255
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers.(no record of a battalion)
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
1891 Hackney Road, Peasenhall, Suffolk.
William was 3 years old and living with his parents & sisters.
Jacob Quinton, 47, an Agricultural Labourer, born Heveningham, Suffolk.
Mary Quinton (nee Clements (1st marriage Syrett)), 41, born Dennington, Suffolk.
Florence Mary Quinton, 9, born Peasenhall.
Amy L. Quinton, 8, born Peasenhall.
1901 Hackney Road, Peasenhall, Suffolk.
William was 13 years old and living with his parents & step sister.
Jacob, 57, a Road Labourer.
Rosa Syrett, 24, an Officer, born Huntingfield, Suffolk.
1911 54, Schreiber Road, Ipswich.
William was 23 years old, a Bread Maker. He was lodging with his employer 65 year old, Flour Miller, John Oxborrow.
In 1913, in the district of Hartismere, Suffolk, William married, Martha Seggons, born 1887, Dennington, Suffolk. They had 1 son:
James C. Quinton, born 1914, Ipswich.
William is also remembered on the war memorial at Christ Church, Tacket Street, Ipswich.