Force: Birmingham City Police
Rank: Leading Airman FAA/FX.608014
Regiment or Service: Royal Navy
How they died: William served as an air gunner based on HMS Furious and his plane was shot down off Norway and crashed into the sea.
Burial or Memorial: Commemorated on the Lee-On-Solent Memorial, Hampshire on bay 5, panel 3
Age at death: 22
Date of death: 6th May 1944