Hough, William


William survived and was honoured by the people of Queensferry by having his name put on the “Roll of Honour”. He had been to the school at Queensferry for his name to be put there. The local people wanted to honour the boys of the school who had been in the war, even if they did not die in the conflict.

William’s Flintshire WW1 Index Card (Queensferry L52) gives his address as 1, Dee View Terrace, Pentre, Hawarden, his period of service as 4 years 2 months and present engagements, meaning, I would think, that he was still in the Army when he signed his card on the 21st October 1919.

His British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920 tell us about his medals and also that his first Theatre of War was France and his date of entry therein was 2nd December 1919 and he was demobbed on the 21st January 1919.

There is a John Hough on the Hawarden War Memorial, I believe William & John were brothers.  Please click on the link to read John’s story.

A Mrs Hough gave a subscription of 1s to the Queensferry Memorial Fund.

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