William Edward Lansdown

Memorial: Olveston

Regiment: Welch Regiment

Medals: Korea Medal, United Nations Korea Medal

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

Age: 19

Further information:

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.