Born: 1884, Walpole St. Andrew, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.
Died: 6th April 1917 – at Bois Bernhard, France.
Date of Entry Therein: 22nd January 1915.
Regiment: Royal Flying Corps, 59th Squadron.
Formerly 2494, Border Regiment.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.
Pas de Calais,
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Louisa Forlong, 35, George’s Terrace, Ipswich.
1891 Hughenden House, Market Lane, Walpole St. Andrew, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.
William was 7 years old and living with his widowed mother, & brother at the home of his widowed great aunt.
Louisa Day (nee Donaldson), 40, born Walpole St. Andrew.
Cecil Day, 4, born Walpole St. Andrew.
Margaret Boon, 70, Living on own means, born Sherrington, Norfolk.
Charles Boon, 50, born Walpole St. Andrew.
John Boon, 40, born Walpole St. Andrew.
1901 The King’s School, Harpenden, Hertfordshire.
William was 16 years old & a pupil at a Christian Boarding School. His 14 year old brother Cecil also boarded at the school.
William’ s father was William Thomas Day, born September 1859, Walpole St. Andrew – died December 1889, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.
In 1891, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, William’s mother, Louisa married the Reverend Robert Rochfort Forlong.