Photograph of William James West

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Private William James West served with the 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment. He is Commemorated at: Ligny-Sur-Canche British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. He died of wounds 5th September 1918. Age 20. Son of William Arthur and Emma Jane West of 63 High St. Stony Stratford Bucks. Emma Jane West nee Ellis was from Puttenham in Surrey and William Arthur West originated from Guildford Surrey and had been in the Army during the Boer War 1899-1902....