William Bunker was first identified in the Absent Voter Records for Abbots Langley for Autumn 1918, Spring 1919, and Autumn 1919, and his address was given at Belswains Lane, Nash Mills. His brother Edward Bunker also served in the Great War, and was also first identified from the Abbots Langley Absent Voter Records returning to an address at Belswains Lane. Neither man appeared in any other Parish records.
William Bunker was born in the autumn of 1896 at Berkhamsted. He was one of six children born to Walter and Ellen Bunker. In the 1901 and 1911 Census the family lived at 49 George Street, Sunningside, Berkhamsted. George worked as a Wood Sawyer. In 1911 William, together with three other of his brothers was employed as a Clerk Commercial at a Paper Mills.
It is not known when William joined up, however in the Absent Voter Records he was listed serving with the Army Pay Corps.
William Bunker, and his brother Edward both survived the War.