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Burrows, William

William was the son of Peter and Mary Ann Burrows (nee Rowlands) of 104 Mold Road, Buckley. He was born in 1894 and died aged 23.  He had sisters Sarah Jane, Gladys and Emily Helena, and brothers Joseph and Peter. In 1911 William was employed assisting his father, a fish trader.

From the Bistre Parish Magazine June 1917

We extend our deepest sympathies to the family of WILLIAM BURROWS and JAMES HOPWOOD who have received intelligence of the deaths of their relatives at the front.   William Burrows who was a member of the Vicar’s Bible Class saw service in Gallipoli and in France.

William Burrows

William Burrows with his parents, Peter and Mary Ann. The older girl is believed to be Sarah Jane and the younger Helena

Arras Memorial

Photos courtesy of Peta Hutchinson great grand daughter of Sara Jane Burrows.

 


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