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Midland Counties Express, 10 Mar 1917

Midland Counties Express, 10 Mar 1917

Additional information, alongside a photograph, appears about William Waterhouse Hawkesford in the Midland Counties Express on 10 March 1917. He was the eldest son of Mr and Mrs G. Hawkesford. He enlisted in the army on 27 August 1914, on his 20th birthday. He had been educated at the Wolverhampton Higher Grade School, where he passed the Oxford Local exam with honours. He became a clerk at the Rees Roturbo Company. When he was killed in action on 1 July 1916 he had been at the front for 14 months.

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