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Sergeant 265374 William Wagstaffe, DCM

1st/7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Killed in Action, France and Flanders, 4th October 1917 aged 24

  • Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panels 23 to 28 and 163A
  • Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Joseph Samuel and Ann Wagstaffe of 50 William Street, Attleborough
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Attleborough Baptish Church

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  • Born c1893 at Priors Marston
  • Lived at Tunnel Cottage, Gadsby Street, Attleborough [1911]
  • Employed as a Clipper in Coalmine [1911]

    DCM Citation 18 Jun 1917 - 265374 Cpl. W Wagstaff[e]
    For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When on patrol a party of the enemy attempted to surround them, he, by good management and coolness, drove off the enemy and suceeded in getting two badly wounded men back a distance of 1,200 yards. He set a fine example of courage and determination. (18.8.17)

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