Regiment or Ship: Essex Regiment and Suffolk Depot Regiment
Service Number(s): 24681; 42456
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First World War Experience
The only reference that can be found definitely about William, apart from his Medal Rolls, is a notice in the Bexhill Observer dated 24th August 1918 saying that he was a Prisoner of War
He was awarded the Victory Medal and the British War Medal and on his Medal Rolls document it stated that he enlisted on 8th December 1915 and was discharged on 23rd March 1919.