Regimental Number: 466508
Branch: 42nd Battalion
William was born in Devonshire, England on March 11, 1877. It is unknown when he first came to Canada, but he enlisted in the Canadian Army in Edmonton in July of 1915. William received severe gunshot wounds to his left arm on June 3, 1916 at Ypres. He was invalided to Canada in November of 1916, and discharged from the army on April 30, 1917. William filed on NW 24-76-4-W6 in 1918.