Born: Quarter 3 1885 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised at St. Alkmund’s Parish Church on 4 October 1885.
Family: He was the fourth child born to George Dulson, a paviour, and his wife Elizabeth. No marriage can be found for him.
Residence: In 1891 his family were living at 2 Venables Yard, Whitchurch but ten years later they had moved to 4 Smallbrook Buildings. In 1911 he was lodging at 21 Yardington and by the time he left the army he was living at 1 Raven Yard.
Employment: His first occupation was that of a grocer’s errand boy but by 1911 he was employed as a paviour.
Died: Not known.
Military details not known.
Further information: William’s brother, George, also served in WW1.