Report in the Whitchurch Herald 14th April 1917 regarding the death of William Gordon Welch
"William Gordon Welch, Sapper, Royal Engineers, Signal Company, he enlisted in 1915, and was engaged for some months in the Salonika front. Being taken ill he was sent to Hospital in Salonika, and remained there for some months, eventually he was sent home to England, and landed one week before he died in Bethnal Green Hospital London, on Good Friday, 31years old. He leaves a widow and one child; he was buried in Chester Cemetery, with full Military Honours
Also commemorated on the War Memorial in Rhyl, Denbighshire"
Whitchurch Herald 14th April 1917