BURCHELL William Ernest
Regiment : 2nd/8th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 263001
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 21 on 27th August 1917
Buried : Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium, Panel 75 to 77.
Relatives : Son of Edward and Mary Burchell; husband of Edward Burchell, of Dudley Rd., Post Office, Netherton, Worcestershire
Memorial : Dudley War Memorial
Also appears on : Dudley High Elementary School WW1 Memorial now Claughton Centre. Dudley Grammar School now Castle High School.
Credits : Researched by Jade Gandy and John Hale.
The following information has been researched by Jeremy Higgins:
London and North Western Railway
William Burchell, Carriage Department, Dudley Station, Clerk.
Confirmed by Sandra Taylor as W.E. Burchell from the St Paul’s Order of Service 1919.
William Burchell has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Tyne Cot Memorial.