Born: 1884, Wickham Market, Suffolk.
Died on or since death presumed: 13th November 1916; KiA.
First Enlistment: Location: Bury St. Edmunds; Date: 16th January 1902; Age: 18 years & 1 month; Occupation: Gardener; Religion: CofE. Next of Kin: Father – William Spall of 55, Tower Hamlets, Ipswich.Height: 5ft 5 3/4ins, fair complexion, blue eyes, light brown hair.
Home: 16th January 1902 – 3rd February 1904.
India: 4th February 1904 – 27th December 1907.
Home: 28th December 1907 – 15th January 1914.
Discharged on termination of period of engagement – served 12 years – Private – 5987 – 15th January 1914.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Date of Entry Therein: 10th October 1914 – France.
Rank: Sergeant: Service Number: 3/9109
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.
Pier & Face 1C & 2A.
1891 Woodbridge Road, Wickham Market, Suffolk.
William was 6 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
William Spall, 46, a Gardener, born Dallinghoo, Suffolk.
Agnes Ann Spall (nee Gooding), 42, born London.
Eleanor Spall, 10, born Tunstall, Suffolk.
Ethel Spall, 7, born Tunstall.
Cecil Spall, 4, born Wickham Market.
Leonard Spall, 9 months, born Wickham Market.
1901 Tower Ramparts, Ipswich.
William was 16 years old, a Gardener. He was living with his parents & siblings.
William, 53, a Gardener.
Ethel, 18, a General Domestic Servant.
1911 14, Garrett’s Buildings, St. Matthew’s Street, Ipswich.
William was 25 years old, a Jobbing Gardener. He was living with his parents & brother.
William, 65, a Jobbing Gardener – own account.
Leonard, 20, a Gardener & House Worker.
Mrs Spall of No. 6, Handford Square, Handford Road, Ipswich, made an application for Clasp – 2nd December 1919 in respect for her late son William Spall.
Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion: