William Gordon Welch, born in Frodsham, Cheshire in 1885, the second son of William and Margaret Welch of 12, West View, Chemistry, Whitchurch.
Husband of Annie (nee Armstrong) Welch, of St Asaph, Denbighshire and father of Gordon Noel.
The 1911 Census records William as being employed as a Telegraph Wireman working for the General Post Office.
Regiment : Signal Company, Royal Engineers
Rank : Sapper
Service Number : 142031
Died of Illness; United Kingdom 6th April 1917 Age 31