1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Joseph Williams

Contributed by: Carol Moore, on 2008-11-11

Joseph Williams
Rank
First Name Joseph
Surname Williams
Year of Birth 1895
Year of Death 1917
Regiment Royal Lincolnshire Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Halesowen, Worcestershire

Joseph's Story

Joseph Williams died on Tuesday 10th April 1917 during the battle of Arras. He was serving with the 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment although he had originally been in the Worcestershire Regiment. His brother said that the family believed that he was killed by a shell from a short firing gun from his own side and that all of his unit died. Picture shows Joe in his wolfskin coat.

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