I cannot find anything definitive on William Thomas Williams, there is no Flintshire WW1 Index Card at the Record Office at Hawarden and he is not remembered on the Bangor Memorial Arch, which has all the Parishes of North Wales and the names of servicemen. However, I know that there are lots of men who are not remembered there, as indeed many are missed off local memorials. However there are many, many William Williams’s in the Ffynnongroew area.
Clwyd Family History Society – http://www.clwydfhs.org.uk/cofadeiladau/ffynnongroyw_wm.htm has nothing else written for WILLIAMS, William Thomas
I did find on Ancestry – William Thomas Williams in the Web: UK, Campaign Medals Awarded to WWI Merchant Seamen, 1914-1925
Name: William Thomas Williams
Birth Date: 1883
Birth Place: Mostyn
Year Issued: 1914-1925
URL: http://discovery.nationalarchi… http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D7961249#imageViewerLink
I downloaded the Medal card – below- but I do not think it refers to “Our” William Thomas Williams, but perhaps someone knows better, I do hope so.
Also his discharge Card –
I also found this family below, and the William on the censuses, could be the William Thomas Williams above, but it looks as though he may have survived, as the dates are too late for him to have died and his name put forward to be included on the memorial. However, he could have died and his family could have sent for his medals later, as the dates show.
1911 census RG14; Piece: 33909; Schedule Number: 18
Bryn y baw, Nr. Holywell, Flintshire (5 rooms) (All bilingual)
WILLIAMS, David Head 56 (9 children born, all still living) Widower Farm Labourer born Trelogen, Flintshire
WILLIAMS, William Thomas Son Single 26 Farm Labourer born Gwibnant, Mostyn, Flints
WILLIAMS, Esther Jane* Dau Single 23 General Servant (Domestic)born Gwibnant, Mostyn, Flints
WILLIAMS, Muriel Dau 14 General Servant (Domestic)born Bryn y Caw, Nr. Holywell, Flintshire
WILLIAMS, John David Son 13 School born Bryn y Caw, Nr. Holywell, Flintshire
WILLIAMS, Gladys Niece 6 School born Bryn y Caw, Nr. Holywell, Flintshire
*On the 1901 census Esther Jane, 16, was a servant in Gorsedd Vicarage, Whitford, for Rev. Richard DAVIES, 63, his wife Ann E., 56, son Richard J. Ll. DAVIES, Age 31 and daughter Mary J.L.M. DAVIES age 29.
1901 census RG13; Piece: 5208; Folio: 34; Page: 5 Sch 30
Bryn y Baw, Whitford, Flintshire
WILLIAMS, David Head M 51 Hay Trusser born Henllan, Denbighshire
WILLIAMS, Annie Dau 20 All children born Whitford, Flintshire
WILLIAMS, William Th. Son 18 Hay Trusser
WILLIAMS, Elizabeth Dau 12
WILLIAMS, Caradoc Son 10
WILLIAMS, Myfanwy Dau 6
WILLIAMS, Ethel M. Dau 4
WILLIAMS, John D. Son 3
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