Nantwich Guardian 17 August 1917

Report in the Nantwich Guardian 17 August 1917 of the death of Joseph A Williamson

"Information has been received that Sergeant Joseph A Williamson, South Lancashire Regiment, son of Mr. George Williamson, for many years proprietor of the Wilbraham's Arms Hotel, Nantwich, was killed by a sniper on August 1st. Sergeant Williamson's relatives are well known agriculturists in the Nantwich district, and he himself was following the business of a farmer, being with his uncle, Mr. F. Ankers of Cholmondley when he joined the Cheshire Yeomanry in October 1914. He went to the front in September 1916. Sergeant Williamson who was 24 years old in August was highly respected throughout the district. Educated at the Nantwich and Acton Grammar School, he had many friendsin the locality"

Nantwich Guardian 17 August 1917

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