Regiment : A Battery 165th Brigade Royal Field Artillery
Service number : 845106
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action 6th May 1917
Buried : Bailleul Road East Cemetery, France, Grave I. H. 20.
Birthplace : Born and enlisted Worcester
Memorial : Worcester All Saints Church
Also appears on : Worcester Guildhall.
Credits : Parish register, war memorial minutes, Berrow's Worcester Journal and medal roll index cards researched and transcribed by Paul Hudson.
All Saints Parish Baptism Register
4th November 1896 – William Henry, son of Walter and Elizabeth Pritchard, Little Angel St, gardener
Berrow’s Worcester Journal:
A Worcestershire Brotherhood
This week in our Pictorial Supplement we give the photos of three soldier sons of Mr and Mrs Pritchard of Little Angel Street, Worcester. Walter joined the Army in 1914, and was killed in May of last year. Sergeant Pritchard has 12 years’ service, eight of which were spent in India. Cpl. Pritchard enlisted three years ago.
All Saints War Memorial minutes – “Fish shop, Angel St. Name sent in in response to advertisement in the Press”
Awarded the Victory Medal and the British War Medal.
A photograph of Bombardier W. Pritchard can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 11th May 1918, available at Worcestershire Archives.