Born: 1886, Ipswich.
Died: 22nd August 1918, age: 32; KiA.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 290122
Regiment: Cambridgeshire Regiment, 1st Battalion.
Formerly 2426, Suffolk Regiment.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Brother to FRANK PUNCHARD.
1891 75, Bulwer Road, West, Ipswich.
William was 5 years old and living with his parents & brother.
George William Punchard, 29, a Postman – Mail – Messenger, born Ipswich.
Mary Ann Punchard (nee Woodward), 28, born Ipswich.
George Punchard, 6, born Ipswich.
1901 34, Austin Street, Ipswich.
William was 15 years old, a Grocer’s Apprentice. He was living with his parents & brothers.
George, 39, a Postman.
George, 16, a Leather Merchant’s Warehouseman.
Robert Punchard, 9, born Ipswich.
Frank Punchard, 8, born Ipswich.
1911 29, Tomline Road, Ipswich.
William was 25, a Baker’s Vanman. He was married and Head of the Household.
In 1910, Ipswich, William married Emily Maud Curtis, born October 1878, Ipswich.
They had 2 daughters:
Kathleen Emily Punchard, born July 1915, Ipswich.
Edna Mary Punchard, born November 1917, Ipswich.
Soldiers’ Effects to Emily M. Punchard – widow.
William is also remembered on the war memorial at St. John the Baptist Church, Ipswich