Memorial: Alveston - St Helen's Church
Regiment: The Welsh Regiment
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
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