NELSON, Joseph William J W

Service:
Army
Rank:
Private
Unit:
2nd West Yorkshire Regiment, 8th Army Corps
Place Enlisted:
Unknown
Service Number:
Unknown
Home Address:
Deerbolt Cottage Bridge End Startforth
Family Details:

Joseph William, known as William or Willie, was born c. 1895 in Startforth. He was the son of Fred Nelson, a Flax Mill Labourer born in Woodlands, and Martha Ann from Startforth. In 1911, William had two younger sisters, Margaret Ellen and Olive, and a younger brother, Lancelot. 

Date of Birth:
Unknown
Place of Birth:
Startforth, Yorkshire
Death:
Unknown
Place of Death
Unknown
Cause of Death:
Unknown
Place of Burial:
Unknown
Obituary:
Unknown
Notes:

Teesdale Mercury 27 November 1918: William awarded the Military Medal for his gallant conduct on the night of 12th and 13th October. 

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