Private William Henry Longdon

poppyPrivate William Longdon was born in 1895, the son of John & Elizabeth Longdon who over the years lived at Cannock Road and Bank Street, Heath Hayes.

The 1911 census records William as a single man, who worked locally as a coal miner.

He enlisted with the 1st Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment but was killed in action on 15th April 1918.

William was buried at St. Venant-Robecq British Cemetery in France and commemorated on the Heath Hayes War Memorial.

 

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