Remembering today…. Private William George Whittall

Image result for ww1 welsh regiment cap badgeRemembering Private William George Whittall, 45639, 20th Bn., Welsh Regiment who died on 7th September 1916, aged 25

Although he was not a local man, William Whittall had been sent to work at Staveley Works by the Ministry of Munitions. He was knocked down and killed by a train near Staveley Town Station and is buried in Staveley Cemetery.