Private William Cherry

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

9 Apr 1917

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

22 Elizabeth Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Fampoux British Cemetery

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier

Pte William Cherry, 34425, 2nd Battalion Essex Regiment, was killed in action on April 9th, 1917. Sadly, no reports about him were carried in local newspapers at the time.

He is commemorated on the Luton Roll of Honour, with an address at 22 Elizabeth Street, Luton. His military records show he was born in Wilstead, Beds, in around 1887, and left a widow, Edith.

The Green's Brewery Roll of Honour carries the name of a W. Cherry, an employee who died in the war, and a W. Cherry was also named on the Christ Church Roll of Honour.

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Author: Deejaya

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