William Thomas Howells

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details

Born: March 1884 in Whitchurch, Shropshire.

Family: He was the third of six children born to Thomas Howells, a railway clerk, and his wife Esther. He married Catherine Edwards on 27 September 1915 in Glasgow; no children can be identified for the marriage.

Education: He attended Madeley, Shropshire Church of England Boys School from 1898.

Residence: In 1891 he lived in Talbot Street, Whitchurch; by 1901 he had moved to Station Road, Madeley and in 1911 was living at 84 London Road, Nantwich, Cheshire. His address whilst serving in the army was 4 Cromwell Road, Glasgow.

Employment: In 1911 he was manager of a boot shop; in 1916 he was a boot salesman.

Died: Not known

Military Details

Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps (previously Argyle & Sutherland Hussars)

Rank: Acting Corporal

Service Number: 6869 (previously 278401)

Date of Enlistment: 24 June 1916

Date of Discharge: 6 September 1919

Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation

Medals and Awards

None awarded as did not serve overseas

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