Image from 1917 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury Newspaper.
Born: 1892, Ipswich.
Died: 6th March 1917; age 24; KiA.
Residence: 37, Dillwyn Street, Ipswich.
Employed: as a Clerk for the Great Eastern Railway Goods Depot, Ipswich.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 776384.
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, ‘D’ Battery, 310th Brigade, (T.F.).
Pas de Calais,
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Robert & Julia Biggs, of Ipswich.
47, Dillwyn Street, Ipswich. William was 9 years old and living with his parents & brother.
Robert George Biggs, 34, a Leather Cutter, born Ipswich.
Julia Biggs (nee Potter), 33, born Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.
Herbert Philip Biggs, 3, born Ipswich.2 boarders.
37, Dillwyn Street, Ipswich. William was 18 years old, a Railway Clerk.
He was living with his parents & brothers.
Robert, 44, an Engineering Labourer.
Leonard Philip Biggs, 6, born Ipswich.
Albert Edward Biggs, 4, born Ipswich.
William is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Matthew’s Church war memorial.