Born in Manchester, Lancashire in 1897 (baptised 26 December 1897), the only son of William and Mary Roberts of 3 Brades Lane, Prees, Shropshire.
William is also commemorated on the Edstaston memorial.
Regiment : 10th (Shropshire and Cheshire Yeomanry) Battalion King’s Shropshire Light Infantry (formerly 2450 Shropshire Yeomanry)
Rank : Private
Service Number : 230389 (shown as 230382 on CWGC)
Killed in action; France 22 August 1918 Aged 21