William John Little (1899 - 1916)

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Birthplace: Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales, Great Britain
Death: Died in Richebourg L'Avoue, 62 Pas de Calais, Nord, France
Occupation: Private Gloucestershire Regiment WW1
Managed by: Christopher Michael Wheeler Barrett
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Birth registered Q3 1899 in Bedwelty.

1901 is with parents and brither at 1 Club Row, Tredegar.

1911 is staying with an uncle and aunt Daniel and Jane Richards at 4 Buller Terrace Tredegar. There are several children on of whom is David age 11. William is recorded as 11.

Enlisted as a private in Cinderford, Forest of Dean into the Gloucestershire Regiment 13th(Service) Battalion (Forest of Dean Pioneer), no 17935. Killed 30th June 1916 in Flanders. Buried St Vaast Post Military Cemetry, Richebourg-L'Avoue which is in the Pas de Calais between Bethune and Armentieres. The First Battle of the Somme began on 1st July and the Battle of the Boar's Head on 30th June was a diversionary battle to try to convince the Germans that the attack would come elsewhere.

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Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales, Great Britain
January 30, 1916
Age 17
Richebourg L'Avoue, 62 Pas de Calais, Nord, France
St Vaast Post M C, Richebourg, 62, Nord, French Guiana