Morley, William

William 

Morley

1895 - 1915
Aged18
Rank Private
Service no.2030
Regiment 114th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment
BirthplaceLeicester
DiedOctober 13, 1915

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William
Morley

William was born in 1895 in Leicester and baptised on 27.2.1895 at St. Matthew’s Church. His parents were William Morley, a shoe finisher, and Annie (nee Jacob).

They had 10 children –
George 1890
Kate 1892
William 1895-1895
William 1896
Edward 1899
Ernest 1901
Elsie 1902
Joseph 1904
Herbert 1908
Emma 1909
William’s photograph is in Daily Post 10.12.1915

In 1901 census the family lived at 6 Court C St. Mark’s St.
In 1911 census they lived at 63 Metcalf St. and William, aged 15, was a stationers erand boy.

William became Private 2030 114th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment. He was Killed in Action, aged 18, on 13.10.1915 and is on the Loos Memorial, France.

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