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William Godfrey (1 Story)

Date Birth: --/--/1895Place Of Birth: North Elmsall, YorkshireFather: Harry GodfreyMother: Annie Elizabeth GodfreySiblings: George Henry Godfrey, Olive Godfrey, Valrose Godfrey, Walter GodfreyDate Marriage: 03/03/1923Spouse: Rose TateDate Death: --/--/1971Age Actual: 76Rank: Private Lance CorporalService Type: ArmyBattalion: 2/4 and 2/5Regiment: King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Service Number: 26226Service Record: Joined the 2/5th K.O.Y.L.I. in January 1916 Awarded the Military Medal (MM) for gallantry in the field, awarded for distinguished service in the field Injured by shrapnel in August 1918 and spent time in Woolwich Military Hospital Received gold watch in April 1919 - These were awarded to soldiers for winning military distinctions in South Elmsall during the First World WarCensus Years: 1901, 1911

Previously worked as a Doctor’s Domestic Servant Later worked for Frickley Colliery Died in 1971 in Hemsworth, Yorkshire.