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The brother of Alfred Fellows, William was born in Wolverhampton in 1893. By 1911, William was a colliery labourer in a coal mine.

fellows_w1William enlisted in the 1st Battalion of the South Staffordshire Regiment (number 15941). He was awarded the Military Medal, as listed in the London Gazette on 4 February 1918. He continued to distinguish himself, receiving a certificate from the commander of the 7th Division on 23 August 1918 stating that he had “distinguished yourself by conspicuous bravery in the field on night of 8th/9th August 1918”. William survived the War, and was invited to an unveiling and dedication of the War Crosses at Ettingshall on 11 November 1921. fellows_w2

I have been unable to confirm further details of William’s life.