Born: July 1897
Family: The third child of Thomas and Henrietta Beddow of 8 St John Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Residence: When William was demobilised in 1919 he indicated his address as 11 Sherrymill Hill, Whitchurch, Shropshire. The 1939 Register shows him living at 32 Liverpool Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire with his wife, Edith, and son, Geoffrey.
Regiment: Labour Corps
Service Number: 136962 (54884, 53815)
Date of Enlistment: 30/08/1916
Date of Discharge: 12/11/1919
Reason for Discharge: Demob