Was born in 1886 to parents Samuel and Eliza he had an older sister named Mabel and lived in Hope Square Stillhouse Lane Bedminster. William was baptized at St Michael & All Angels church on the 16th November 1887. He later worked as a dock labourer with his father.
William enlisted in the Territorial Army, Royal Medical Corps as private No.2180. In 1911 he was living at home age 25 at 38 Somerset Terrace Windmill Hill. Sadly William died at home age 28 and is buried at Arnos Vale Cemetery .Plot MMM349.