William Edward Lansdown
Regiment: Welch Regiment
Rank and number: Private (Service No. 22437640)
Parents: Clifford H and Phyllis E M (Nee Turner) Lansdown
Marital status: Single
Home address: No. 3 Council House, Tockington
Pre-war occupation: Unknown
Date of birth: 27/08/1932
Place of birth: Olveston / Tockington
Date of death: 10/01/1952
Buried/Commemorated at: United Nation Memorial Cemetery, Pusan, Korea
The 1939 register shows Clifford and Phyllis living in Tockington with several entries marked as officially closed which probably includes William. His father was also born and raised in Olveston / Tockington and he married Phyllis in 1931 (St Peters Church, Filton).
William died on 10/01/1952 Killed in Action (Samichon Valley, Korea).
By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):
Findmypast, Forces War Records, Volunteer Researcher John Davis.