John Williams

Worcestershire Regiment

Personal Details

Born: In 1895 in Norbury, Cheshire and baptised in Marbury Parish Church on 31 July the same year.

Family: He was the second of six children born to Joseph Williams, a labourer, and his wife Emily. No marriage can be confirmed for John.

Residence: At the time of his baptism the family were living in Norbury; in 1901 they were living in Bickley and in 1911 at 20 Liverpool Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire. The 1919 Absent Voters’ Register had an address of 22 Liverpool Road, Whitchurch which we suspect is the same address.

Employment: Not known

Died: Not known

Military Details

Regiment: Worcestershire Regiment (previously King’s Shropshire Light Infantry)

Rank: Private

Service Number: 39547 (previously 2499)

Date of Enlistment: Not known

Date of Discharge: Not known

Reason for Discharge: Not known

Other Information: His brother Harold Williams also served in WW1.

Medals and Awards

Not known




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