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Corporal of Horse William Edward Waspe

1st Life Guards
Died: France and Flanders, 25th September 1918

  • Buried: Etaples Military Cemetery. Grave ref LXVIII.B.30
  • Awarded 1914 Star with Clasp, British War and Victory Medals. (The clasp signified that he came under enemy fire in 1914)
  • Landed in France 15 August 1914
  • Son of William Bonner and Jane [nee Smith] Waspe. William was a Constable in London before moving to Stretton.
  • Brother to James, Herbert, Charlotte and Alice
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Monks Kirby and Stretton-under-Fosse

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born Dec Qtr 1892 in West Ham
  • Lived at 89 Amity Road, West Ham [1901]
  • Lived in 55 Aldworth Road, Stratford [1911]
  • Family moved to Stretton-under-Fosse sometime around William's death
  • More about Willim's enlistment, regiments and the places he served can be found here...

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