William Henry Fox was born in 1894 in Hatfield, Hertfordshire son of William Henry Alexander Fox (B 1869 in India) and Hannah Fox (B 1867). One of five children.
He was Baptised on 23rd September 1894, in the Parish of Bishops Hatfield, with his elder brother John.
1901 Census records William aged 6, at school, living with his parents, brothers John 14 and Danial 3, in Hatfield Hyde, Hatfield, Herts.
1911 Census records him aged 16, no occupation is given, he is living with his parents, brothers Danial 13, Frederick 9, and sister Ada 4, in Hatfield Hyde, Hatfield.
William married Gertrude Edith Brown in October 1913, they had one child Elsie and lived at 4 Thornton Street, Hertford.