Died 21st March 1918
Gunner woodfine paper mill worker, joined up Jan 1915 commanding officer J crompton wrote to his parents in Rock Rd sittingbourne quote "your brave son was killed in action on the 21st of march 1918. On the day of the attack he was preparing charges in one of the gun pits, when an enemy shell exploded in the pit,wounding all the men in the detachment, including your son,who was struck in the neck and chest by shell splinters, in flicting wounds from the effect of which he died almost immediately. Unfortunately, we could not get the services of a chaplain to perform the last rites, on account of the terrific bombardment. "
POZIERES MEMORIAL Somme, France
Died 3rd July 1916
On the 3rd of July the 6th Battalion attacked and bombed the German lines at Ovillers the attack failed when the companies ran out of bombs and suffered 274 casualties. Williams parents lived at 11 Arthur Street.
Buried at Serre Road Cemetery Somme France
Died 3rd November 1918
Buried at Rocquigny-Equancourt, Somme France
Died 13th July 1917
Husband of Mrs A Young of 37 Ufton Lane
Buried Mikra British Cemetery Kalamaria Greece
Died 2nd April 1916
Remembered on the Loos Memorial