WW1 Casualty: Private 18423 William Alfred Chesworth -
Private 18423 William Alfred Chesworth
||2nd Bn., King's Own Scottish Borderers
|Date of Death
||Age at Death
Pier and Face 4A and 4D
|CWGC Family Details (if shown)
||Son of Alfred and Jane Chesworth, of Ellaby Rd., Rainhill, Lancs.
||1901 Census -
The Chesworth family lived at 11 Carlton Street, Prescot, and consisted of father Alfred, a 33 year old Assurance Agent, mother Jane, 28 and children William (7), |Ethel (4) and Gladys (2).
||Birth Registered Q4/1893, Prescot, 8b, 679
|SDGW – Where Born
||St Helens, Lancs
||Killed In Action
||Theatre of War
||France & Flanders
|Research Ref. No.
William Chesworth’s Medal Index Card has the notation “MPD” – Missing Presumed Dead, His entitlement was to the 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal
The reverse of the card shows the Officer Commanding requesting authority to dispose of the medals in 1920.
William Chesworth's inscription on the Thiepval Memorial.
This picture was taken on Monday 21st February 2011