William Stephen Oliver

Personal Details

Born: 6 January 1897 in Whitchurch, Shropshire.

Family: He was the fourth of five children born to Stephen Oliver, a draughtsman, and his wife Martha. He married Mary A Hallam in 1926 in Crich, Derbyshire. The couple had three children, Ronald A, William S and Walter R.

Residence: In 1901 his family were living at 89 Talbot Street, Whitchurch. Ten years later they had moved to 14 Oddfellows Terrace, Whitchurch the address shown for him on the 1919 Absent Voters` Register, though by then known as Smallbrook Road. In 1939 he was living at 4 Clarendon Road, Hazel Grove, Cheshire.

Education: From September 1909 until April 1911 William attended Whitchurch Grammar School.

Employment: His Grammar School records showed that his occupation on leaving school was an apprentice in a clothiers shop. In 1939 he was a central lathe turner.

Died: In 1959 in North East Cheshire, aged 62.

Military Details

Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation

Further military details are not known.

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