WYETH William Charles
Regiment : Army Service Corps
Service number : M2156702
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 1918
Birthplace : Reading, Berkshire
Relatives : Son of William Charles and Annie Wyeth, 7 Platts Crescent, Amblecote
Memorial : Amblecote Holy Trinity Church
William Wyeth does not appear on the Commonwealth War Grave Commission database. His death, aged 28, is recorded in the September Quarter 1918 under the Stourbridge Registration District.
7 Platts Crescent, Amblecote, Stourbridge
William C. Wyeth, head, age 43, Seedsmans Assistant, born Reading, Berkshire
Annie Wyeth, wife, age 42, married 22 years, 3 children, all still living, born Reading, Berkshire
William C. Wyeth, son, age 21, Motor’s Apprentice, born Reading, Berkshire
Albert S. Wyeth, son, age 15, Drapers Apprentice
Annie May Wyeth, daughter, age 13, School, born Wordsley, Staffordshire
William Wyeth was called up for military service on 14th March 1916, enlisting in the Army Service Corps (M.T.) service no M2/156702 on 16th March 1916 at Wokingham, Berkshire. On his attestation paper he gave his age as 25 years 11 months, his occupation as a Chauffeur, his address as 7 Platts Crescent, Amblecote, Stourbridge, Worcestershire and his next of kin as his father, William Charles Wyeth of the same address. He was 5 feet 5¼ inches tall. William remained in England until 27th April 1916, joining the 79 Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery as part of the Expeditionary Force in France on 28th April 1916. One month later he was admitted to No 5 British Red Cross Hospital in France suffering from catarrhal bronchitis. After being moved to several hospitals he was invalided home from Rouen Hospital on 20th September 1916. William was discharged from the Army Service Corps on 25th December 1917 as no longer physically fit for war service. He died in 1918.