William Curtis

Memorial: Alveston - St Helen's Church

Regiment: The Welsh Regiment

Medals: 1914–15 Star, British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Private 24291

Parents: William and Georgina (Nee Watkins) Curtis

Marital status: Single

Home address: Rock House, Alveston, Bristol

Pre-war occupation: Agricultural Labourer

Date of birth: 1896

Place of birth: Alveston, Bristol

Date of death: 08/04/1917

Buried/Commemorated at: Bethune Town Cemetery (Ref. VI.C.75.), France

Age: 20

Further information:

At the time of the 1911 Census, Willie (as he was recorded) lived with his parents, older brother Arthur and his younger sisters Emily and Constance.

William served with the Welsh Regiment attached to 254th Company, Royal Engineers and died on 8 April 1917 aged 20.

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Findmypast (Soldiers Died during the Great War, 1901 & 1911 Census etc), Researcher John Davis.
Forces War Records, CWGC and Ancestry.co.uk