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Corporal 4916 William Henry West

18th Battalion, Army Cyclist Corps. Formerly 10910 South Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action: France and Flanders, 16th June 1918, aged 23.  He was killed whilst trying to recover the body of a comrade in arms.

  • Buried: Maroc British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave III.A.3
  • Awarded: 1915 Star, British Way and Victory Medals
  • Son of John Henry and [late] Catherine West
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Polesworth St Editha and Polesworth Pooley Hall Colliery

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born c1898 in Polesworth.
  • Employed as a Coal Miner on Bank (aged 13) at Pooley Hall Colliery [1911]
  • Living at Bridge Street, Polesworth [1911]

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