Born in Threapwood, Malpas, Cheshire in 1887, the eldest son of James and Mary Mort of Greaves Lane East, Threapwood, Malpas, Cheshire.
Husband to Edith Ellen Mort (nee Jones) (married on 4th February 1913) of Sunnyside, Chorlton Lane, Malpas, Cheshire.
The 1911 Census shows William as a workman on a farm at Halghton Hall, Iscoyd, Flintshire.
William is also commemorated on Bangor-on-Dee memorial and on the North Wales Heroes Memorial Arch, Bangor, Gwynedd.
Regiment : 190th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery
Rank : Gunner
Service Number : 160900
Killed in action; Belgium 20 May 1918 Aged 31