There is a William WILLIAMS who is named on the Hawarden County School Roll of Honour, please see that. Which one is which? Both are Elementary Teachers, but 2 to choose from ; –
Hawarden County School Register for William Williams (275) – Date of birth – 12th April 1889. Address – Wepre Farm*, Shotton. Father’s occupation – Farmer. Date of entry – 16th October 1906. Previous School – Nothop Hall Bd. Scholarship, etc., – P.T. 1906 Date of Leaving – Midsummer 1908. Occuptaion – Elem. Teacher.
Hawarden County School Register for William Williams (238) (21 in red ink) Date of birth – 20th March 1891. Address – Brook Cottage, Buckley. Occupation of Father – Builder. Date of entry – 18th September 1905 Previous School – St.Mathew’s , Buckley. Scholarship, etc. – P.T. Sept. 1907. Date of leaving -Midsummer 1909. Occupation – Elem. Teacher.
William Williams is also on the list taken from the “Fallen” Cards of men from Queensferry, please click on the link to read his story.
* There was still a Williams’ family living at Wepre Farm as I grew up, we used to walk through the farm to get to Shotton to go to the Central School and many a time a had to got there to get a pint of milk in a jug!