William George Petchey

Name

William George Petchey

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

03/09/1916
22

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
23453
The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
9th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Pier and Face 11 A.
France

UK Memorials

The Church of St Mary the Virgin, Albury

Pre War

William George Petchey (G Petchey on the war memorial) was born in 1894, the son of James and Elizabeth of Church End, Albury. In 1901 his father was an agricultural worker. In 1911 he is still at home with his parents and working as a stockman.

Wartime Service

He enlisted into the Bedfordshire Regt, but was transferred to the North Lancashires, on whose Roll of Honour he appears.

Additional Information

North Lancashire Regt records Pat Bird Jonty Wild

Acknowledgments

Jonty Wild