Regiment : 3rd Battalion of Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 21643
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 21 on 28th April 1916
Buried : Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Mont-St. Eloi, France, Grave I. G. 18.
Birthplace : Born and resident Redditch, enlisted Worcester
Relatives : Son of Alfred Frederick and Mary Elizabeth Dudley, 20 Wellington St., Redditch, Worcestershire
Memorial : Redditch War Memorial
Credits : Researched by Jillian Coombes.
The following information appears in The Bromsgrove, Droitwich and Redditch Messenger, Saturday 20th May 1916:
Worcestershire Regiment Casualties
Dudley W. (21643) from Redditch
Bromsgrove, Droitwich and Redditch Messenger digitised by and courtesy of Martin Stephens www.bromsgrovebmsgh.co.uk
On the 1911 census William aged 16, Cycle Polisher, lived with his parents Frederick and Elizabeth and his siblings at 83 Marsden Road, Redditch.