Born in Whitchurch in 1892, the third son of James and Emily Witkiss of 9 Waymills, Whitchurch.
Husband of Elizabeth (nee Doan) Witkiss of Prestwick, Lancashire. Father of Albert James.
Albert was a resident of Prestwick, Lancashire when he enlisted in the Army.
Regiment : 21st (Service) Battalion Manchester Regiment (6th Manchester Pals)
Rank : Private
Service Number : 48781
Killed in Action; Belgium 24th October 1917 Age 25