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William was born at Arnold in 1894, the son of William and Esther Wardle of 39 St Albans Road, Arnold, Nottingham. He was raised and educated in the town attending the British School on Front Street. In the 1911 census the family are living at 13 West Street, Arnold, William is shown as being 16 years of age and employed as a blacksmiths striker, he has 3 siblings
He was employed by the local blacksmith as a striker
14 Oct 1915
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1/8th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
He enlisted into the army at Kimberley, Nottinghamshire, joining his local regiment the Sherwood Foresters. He was posted to the 1/8th battalion. He went to France, with the battalion on the 25th February 1915. He was killed in action in the Loos area.
His body was never identified and he has no known grave, being commemorated on the Loos Memorial Panels 87 to 89.
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