Friends of Hastings Cemetery
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William Wallis was born about 1893 in London. His father was John Button Wallis of 133 St Stephens Road, Old Ford. William worked as a Porter for Mackin & ?? Aldersgate Street.
He signed on for 4 years with Territorials 17th County of London on 25th March 1913 at Bow. He died on the 6th April 1920 as a result of his war service.
He was awarded 15 Star, Victory and British medals having been in France from 9th March 1915 and discharged on the 4th February 1917 having served 3 years, 317 days. His rank was Rifleman. On Discharge, William’s “special qualifications for employment in Civil life” were as warehouseman and he was looking for “light work”
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